There are pigeons, and then there are pigeons. For Wes Frooks, 51, all birds of a feather are not the same.
Some are doing it just to make their hobby self-sustaining. Others, to bolster their children’s college funds. A few manage to make a real living at it after quitting their 9-to-5 jobs. But all see it as an outlet for their creative energy.
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Tucked away in a little workshop behind his West Ocean City home, Ben Greene is making a living doing what he loves. Greene, a former auto mechanic, now devotes his time to making and repairing pool cues.