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When we were traveled to various places around the world, my wife had a couple of things she looked for. Did the banks have rifle-toting guards standing near the entrance? Did the (upscale) department stores have a bouncer/concierge at the entrance? Did a lot of buildings have bars on the 1st floor windows? How about the second floor windows? Did the grocery stores have their door(s) set up so that when you came in you HAD to exit via the checkout lanes, you couldn't just leave the same way you came in?

This sounds like a lot of places in the US....
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