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The Times-Dispatch, Richmond, VA, 1/8/89

Wednesday, March 1, 1989

A Richmond, Va., woman was upstairs with a friend when the doorbell rang and moments later her teenage daughter screamed, "You can take anything I got." Shirley Seaborne grabbed her revolver and rushed downstairs to confront three armed men holding her daughter at gunpoint. Seaborne and her friend opened fire, wounding two of the three attackers. The trio was later captured by police when they sought medical treatment.

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