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Teen restores crab boat to pursue career

David Peacock, an 18-year-old from Edgewood, Md., just graduated from Harford Technical High School two months ago, but he is already preparing to begin commercial crabbing on a wooden boat he restored himself.

Peacock's grandfather purchased a 40-foot 1969 Deltaville boat in 2010 and turned it over to his grandson.

"We knew it needed some work," Peacock said, so in his sophomore year of high school, he began saving the money he earned by working on commercial crab boats and making crab traps to purchase the supplies necessary to refurbish the boat.

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