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4 January 2009

Philippine Star

MANILA — A bullet fired carelessly into the air on New Year's Eve found its mark in the head of a six-year-old girl in Bacoor, Cavite. The bullet lodged in the skull of Melody Medina, who is now fighting for her life at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH). Her mother Lea was shocked to learn that despite her warnings to her six children against using firecrackers, Melody found herself in the list of the growing number of people victimized by trigger-happy... (GunPolicy.org)

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