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United States

16 May 2007

Associated Press

Bubba Ludwig cannot walk or talk — but he does have an Illinois firearm permit for his very own 12-gauge shotgun. The 10-month-old, whose given name is Howard David Ludwig, was issued a firearm owner's identification card after his father, Howard Ludwig, paid the $US5 ($A6) fee and filled out the application, not expecting to actually get one. The card lists the baby's height (68.6cm), weight (9kg) and has a scribble where the signature should be. With some... (

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