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United States

1 January 2003

Tampa Tribune (Florida)

TAMPA, Florida — All Nicholas Larosa wanted to do was give his dad a welcome-home hug. But the simple gesture left the 4-year-old seriously injured after his father's gun accidentally went off. After a daylong hunting trip, Mark Larosa, 42, returned to his Carrollwood home about 9:45 p.m. Monday. Waiting to greet him were Nicholas and 6-year-old Markie. Trying to hide his .45-caliber handgun from his young sons as he carried it inside, Larosa wrapped it in his... (

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