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Elderly woman scares off home invader, WSVN, Miami, Fla. 11/11/15

Thursday, November 12, 2015

88-year-old Arlene Orms was at home alone in Miami, Fla. when an intruder kicked in her door. Orms responded by retrieving a .25-caliber pistol and firing at the home invader, prompting the criminal to flee.

Following the incident, Orms’ neighbors expressed support for her actions, with one telling a local media outlet, “You have to do something… You have to protect yourself.” (WSVN, Miami, Fla. 11/11/15)


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