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The Oregonian, Portland, OR, 4/16/81

Saturday, August 1, 1981

A man entered Irv Huppin's Portland, Oreg., pharmacy, displayed a handgun, and threw a bag on the counter, yelling "hurry up and get the stuff." Huppin, who had been robbed three times in the preceding six months, drew a handgun from his back pocket and began firing. The wounded thief beat a hasty retreat.

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