Family beats coronavirus shutdown with last-minute safari


May 6, 2020

Photo courtesy of the Garrett family WILL GARRETT enjoys the view from the chalet at Iliwa Safaris in South Africa.

The Garrett family slid in a last-minute vacation before lockdowns and stay-at-home orders ended international travel.

It was close. They escaped South Africa the day before that nation locked down all travel in and out of its borders.

The vacation was a South African safari hunting trip for the Sweet Home family. Chet Garrett, 14, and his brothers and sisters, Reid, 9; Lily, 8; and Zane, 11, each bagged two animals during the trip, while their parents, Shelley and Will, shot one. The animals were all similar to deer, antelope, goats and sheep.

"This is a trip that Chet has always dreamed...

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