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United States

26 December 2006

News-Record (North Carolina)

GREENSBORO, North Carolina — He's 16. He's got a gun. He's in your community. In the last few months of 2006, stories of Triad teens with weapons made the news, painting a scary reality for parents. How did a teenager get a gun? "Students will tell you, if any of them want a gun, they can go out and buy them," said Cheryl Brown, a professor of sociology and criminology at Greensboro College. They have many avenues, not just family weapons left unattended, which is... (

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