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Bicycle Adventure

Teaching his 7-year-old daughter to ride a bike turned out scarier than one Rosemount, Minn., father had expected when, police said, neighbor Gary Drake didn’t think he was doing a good job of it. “I guess Gary came out and was trying to give tips,” said another neighbor. The unnamed father described Drake as “yelling,” police said, and when the father said, “I’ve got this,” Drake replied, “If you don’t like my advice, get off the street.” Father and daughter prepared to do so, and Drake, police said, got a gun. According to court papers, Drake admitted he’d spent the day drinking, but claimed his actions did not come out of the bottle. (AC/KMSP Minneapolis) ...I can’t wait to see Drake’s response to how his neighbor teaches his daughter how to shoot.
Original Publication Date: 06 July 2014
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

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