'I was confronted by a man with a semi-automatic handgun. I came out with only a knot on my head and frayed nerves. Yes, I am shaking. Yes, I am going through periods of uncontrollable crying. I was just held up at gun point. That is a first.'
One of the more sobering posts I read over the holiday was an account by fellow blogger and flautist Jennifer of being mugged at gun point, from which the extract above was taken.
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