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The News-Tribune, Tacoma, WA

Tuesday, July 1, 1986

As the Spanaway, Wash., woman investigated noises in her home, an assailant suddenly leaped out, struck her on the head with a hammer, and attempted to rape her. She managed to recover, however, and drove off the intruder with a handgun.

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