I replay that day in my mind over and over daily. I will always remember the terror of having a gun pointed at me. I stood there, a foot away from the end of a gun, wondering what it was going to feel like when she pulled the trigger, wondering if I would survive, wishing I would have held my daughter just a little longer before I dropped her off at daycare just 20 minutes earlier. Not only did we endure the horror of being threatened with a gun, she also had a knife, a very large, very real knife. . . . The year and a half after the robbery . . . was torture, every customer to me was another potential robbery. I scanned every single face of every single customer with my hand on my panic button thinking it was going to happen again."
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