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4 February 2007

Charleston Gazette (West Virginia), Opinion

On New Year's Eve, my friend and rowing teammate was killed by a gun in Dunbar. Regardless of who pulled the trigger, I blame the gun. Guns were invented with the specific purpose to kill. People were not. Disturbed people pull triggers, but do not directly send speeding bullets through people's skin and souls. My friend, University of Charleston alumna Lori Francis, is no longer living because she couldn't stop the bullet that ended her life. I wrote the Gazette in... (

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