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Many players regard firearm as a necessity

Concealed weapon licenses common

By Bob Hohler
Globe Staff / November 10, 2006

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A tower of power, he stands 7 feet 1 inch, weighs 325 pounds, and bears a tattoo of Superman's signature "S" on his massive left arm. Yet NBA great Shaquille O'Neal protects himself off the basketball court with more than his physical might and inky bond with the Man of Steel. (Full article: 2350 words)

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