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24 July 2009

Boston Globe

In Maine, Uncle Henry's Swap or Sell it Guide is best known as a folksy compendium of thrift: a cheap way to buy puppies and snowmobiles directly from their owners. But in Boston's inner-city neighborhoods, the classified ad catalog's firearm section — a black-and-white list of AK-47s, Rugers, and Glocks — serves as another link in the illegal gun trafficking chain, according to community activists. Next week, the pastel-colored booklets will begin to disappear... (

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