May 16, 2016 @ 1:36 PM


Four men held a gun to my son's head.

These are the words I use. The word he used was “mugged.” “Mom, I was mugged.”

Four men in a car drove him blocks demanding money while one of them held the gun to his head.

He had no money. He said they could have his credit card; they didn’t want his credit card. He said they could have his phone; they didn’t want his phone. They yelled at him for money.  Finally, they dumped him out of the car onto the street and drove away.

He tells us all of this on Saturday – from three states away, on the phone.  I can hear his friends in the house. He’s not alone.  “I’m fine, Mom,” he says.  “I&rsquo......

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