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An illegally-owned gun took my son

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A Steelton father stages a march against gun violence

Five months and two days. A small amount of time. But for the family of Terrance “Teddy” Slade II, it feels like an eternity at times. It’s been five months and two days since the last time they heard his voice, since the last time they saw his smile.

He loved football and video games. He was the life of a party. He was a rapper – a really good rapper, said his father, Terrance Slade, who admits, “I never supported that whole thing at first,’’ while Teddy was still alive.

But after Teddy’s death, he listened to some of his son’s music. “I thought, ‘Oh, my God, that’s so good,’ ‘’ his father said. Then someone told him: “That’s your son.’’ . . .

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