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Five Guns (awards entry)

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WUOT, Matt Shafer Powell
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Few issues in Tennessee generate the kind of passion and intensity as gun ownership.  For many, a gun is a swift and deadly instrument of mayhem.  Others, however, simply see a gun as a tool, only as dangerous as the hand holding it. 

During the week of November 28, 2016, WUOT presented five East Tennessee stories.  In each, a gun played a significant and pivotal role in the life of the storyteller.  Here are three examples:  

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Larry Cook
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Lisa Carroll