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The Times-Picayune/The States-Item, New Orleans, LA, 11/1/83

Sunday, January 1, 1984

Debra Luchion had just gotten out of her car and was about to enter a New Orleans supermarket when a man rode up on a bicycle and threatened to "blow her head off" unless she gave him money. Luchion promptly drew a gun, whereupon the man apologized and hastily pedaled off.

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