Waking to find a light on in his Sarasota, Fla., home, Frank
Falato called out for his mother, who was staying at his home.
Discovering an intruder trying to escape the house, the homeowner
tackled the man. In the meantime, his wife got a .22 pistol and
handed it to Falato, who held it at the man's head until police
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