LAKELAND, Fla. – Maybe it feels like they're always coming, the men with the guns and bad intentions. Maybe it's just your turn. And maybe your security guards, if you can afford them, by their bearing alone will convince the men to leave and not come back. To just drive by.
Maybe you've got too much. Or they have too little. Or it's just the nature of things in places such as San Diego, Venezuela, where, it seems, if you're not the men with the guns and bad intentions then you're the mark.
"People in Venezuela always think that," Detroit Tigers reliever Brayan Villarreal said late Monday afternoon here. "It's a dangerous place."
It had been her turn, along with Villarreal's father's and 14-year-old brother's. They'd returned to the family home to discover three men inside. The men were searching for televisions, jewelry, car keys, anything of value. And they were armed.He received a text message from his mother during dinner at Red Lobster three nights ago.
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