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United States

5 July 2010

Vancouver Sun (British Columbia)

The drug dealers carrying guns and the menacing gang members in the street outside his home look as if they come from The Wire, the gritty television police drama set in Baltimore. But Otis McDonald, a 76-year-old who lives in one of Chicago's poorest and most dangerous inner-city neighbourhoods, was forbidden from carrying a weapon to defend himself. "I warn them that I'm calling the police but they just laugh and cuss and call me an old so-and-so," McDonald said of... (

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