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Published:October 3rd, 2011 14:16 EST

88-Year Old Lady Fights Off Robber

By Robert Paul Reyes

"An 88-year-old Italian woman warded off a thief in her home, telling him he should be ashamed of himself and to get a job"


A robber who forces his way into your home doesn`t need career counseling, he needs a belly full of buck shot.


The old biddy wasn`t intimidated by the thief`s gun, she claims she jumped on his back. I seriously doubt if the elderly homeowner can jump an inch, let alone jump on anybody`s back.

The old woman is lucky the robber didn`t pick her up and break her neck. If she still has the strength to squeeze the trigger, she should buy a gun for protection.

On second thought, maybe I would offer career counseling to the thief if he broke into my home. If I was forced to shoot him to save my life and he was rendered disabled, I would tell him not to worry too much, that Goodwill would hire him.

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