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Crown Point company one of largest ukulele pick makers in US


CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A Crown Point man who grew up playing guitar and drums from a young age runs one of the country's largest ukulele pick manufacturing businesses.

John Mick founded Mick's Picks in 2009 after he noticed that ukulele picks were difficult to obtain.

"I saw how popular ukuleles were becoming 10 years ago and knew this wasn't just a fad that would die down," Mick told The Times of Northwest Indiana.

Last year, the company manufactured more than 600,000 picks, which were distributed to about 380 guitar and music stores across the country.

The picks that Mick creates con...

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