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22 January 2000

Oregonian (Portland)

When two California sisters rented a car in Oregon, they got much more than they bargained for. While driver Heather Harrington waited in the car in a Lake Oswego parking lot for her sister and their cousin to return from a nearby shop, she was suddenly interrupted by her cousin's 4-year-old son, who called out in a shaky voice from the back seat: "Aunt Heather, there's a gun." He had found a loaded 9 mm semiautomatic pistol wedged under the driver's seat. The boy,... (

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