‘DID you hear someone brought a gun on the ship?” It’s breakfast time on day one of my first cruise, and this is a lot to take in over my Eggs Benedict and pineapple juice. Someone did what?
It sounded dramatic, but the details turned out to be much less so – at least if taken at face value. A husband, wife and child boarded the ship at Miami with their luggage, which was passed through an airport-style scanner at the port. There, in one of the suitcases, in the pocket of a jacket, was a small, unloaded handgun.
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Published in The National on March 23 2018.