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No city, including Edmonds, is safe from gun violence | Guest View


Last updated 10/3/2016 at Noon

Mike Nelson

As my wife headed out with the kids to hop on the ferry, I texted her to warn her to “be alert.” I immediately stopped short and asked myself, “Why?”

Why was I worried about my family just riding on a ferry?

While I understand it is normal to worry about your kids when they go to the movies, out for dinner, to school, to a friend’s house or to the mall, what is not normal is to fear that when my children are just going about their day they could become the next victims of gun violence.

This is not normal. But it is becoming so.

But Mike, “We are in Edmonds and Edmonds is saf...

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