Berthamae Fasching awoke in the wee hours to find a hoodlum
vandalizing her Clark's Summit, Pa., home. Fearing for the safety
of her three children, she fired a warning shotgun blast which put
the man to flight. Police found him cowering in the bushes outside
the Fasching home.
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