August 11, 2012 12:00 AM

For gun accident victim, life is now a celebration

When you’re six months past the day a 9 mm bullet accidentally punctured the right side of your skull and you’re upright, thinking clearly again and surrounded by a room full of people dancing, dining and raising money in your name, it’s a good day. For 14-year-old Alyssa Howe, it’s a good life.

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