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The Bradys and the N.R.A.

The Bradys and the N.R.A.

After reading the April 4 Sun Sentinel, my wife asked if I read the Sarah Brady article who died at age 73. I don't read the obituaries pages - even the thought of thinking of finding my name bothers me. I was surprised it wasn't front page news. Brady had an amazing life — she cared for her husband Jim Brady through an excruciating convalescence — after he was shot and paralyzed in the attempted assassination of President Reagan. She was a strong advocate for gun safety controls and became an ardent enemy of the National Rifle Association. The leaders of the NRA rebuked her and would send organized busloads of members to heckle her and her husband at speaking...

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