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Ballet, yoga come in handy for 1st shooting lesson
Reporter was comforted by safety tips
Times reporter Emma Witman fires a pistol at a firing range. - photo by Tom Reed
The first time I held a gun, my panicked friend chastised me for absentmindedly pointing the unloaded rifle at him. I felt sufficiently careless enough to make it a point not to touch a gun again. But Thursday, I was dispatched to the range to fire a gun to better understand and tackle the issue of gun safety.