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A letter to. the woman who shot my dad

30 days ago   |   By The Guardian

‘I want you to know that some good has come out of the darkness': the letter you always wanted to write It's only now that I wonder what impact shooting my dad at point-blank range has had on you. It wasn't a crime of passion or an act of hatred, just an accident. It was the 1950s, and my dad was a young man enjoying a seaside holiday with his best friend. He had just won a tennis tournament and he and his friend were in competitive spirit, tackling various challenges at an amusement park. At the end of that summer's day they were even, so they wandered over to the shooting gallery for the...
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