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Top 7 Places to Strike it Rich in North America

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Striking it rich in your backyard.
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Your Backyard

New oil drilling technologies are making millionaires out of regular citizens every day.

In south central Kentucky, it's the boys of Backyard Oil.

In Anthony, Kansas, farmers have found that there is black gold under their amber waves of grain. And the thing about making your living from the oil under the ground rather than the wheat above it ... you never have to worry about droughts, floods, freezes, typhoons or locusts.

Of course, you results may vary.

For more about drilling for oil in your backyard, visit Discovery Channel's Backyard Oil.

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