When Mr. and Mrs. Robert Zamie were confronted by a
pistol-wielding bandit demanding money from their Phoenix, Ariz.,
tavern, Mr. Zamie complied. However, as the robber turned to leave,
Mrs. Zamie reached under the counter and passed Mr. Zamie a loaded
revolver. He fired one shot at the intruder, who fell seriously
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