Unique truffle-hunting team: 'Connie's got a superhuman nose'

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But John's wife wasn't tagging along to gather the truffles he hunted. "I mean Connie can smell a worm in a truffle, and I'm not kidding," John said. At the age of 18, Connie started losing her vision. She is now legally blind. "We have a really kind of a neat trio because Connie's got a superhuman nose and so that really helps with this whole thing that we've got going," John said. John said Connie fine-tuned their dog Chloe to smell only the ripest of truffles.

Nicole Comstock from KVAL News went truffle hunting with the trio for a story set to air on KVAL News at 6 on Thursday, May 2, 2013.