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18 May 2007

Washington Post

Peter Read stood at the door of Fairfax County's Mason District Governmental Center last night, his blue eyes intent and focused far away as he spoke. In his hands was a framed portrait of his daughter, Mary Karen, who was killed last month in the massacre at Virginia Tech. Read, wearing a Virginia Tech cap and T-shirt, said he brought his daughter's photograph to a highly publicized gun raffle to remind people of what guns can do. "My general reaction was my... (

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