Greetings from Wild Wonderful West Virginia!

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    Greetings from Wild Wonderful West Virginia!

    Hello everyone!

    After lurking around the gun forums over the past few months, I figured it was time to create an account and join in on the discussion. Of all the forums that I've been reading, defensivecarry.com seems to be the most diverse (as well as the largest number of members).

    Just a little background... I had been looking into buying a handgun for quite some time, for use mostly as home defense, but for target shooting as well. However, I've had a few huge changes in my life over the last few years (divorce, lost my job, etc.), so I kind of put the whole thing on the back burner. Last summer, a friend of mine who helps teach a CCW class at a local range suggested that I take the class. I didn't have a gun at the time, but was offered to use my friend's Glock 19. I figured "what the hell" and took the class. I was immediately hooked. Shooting was an absolute blast and I became very aware of how important being able to protect yourself and your loved ones is in the current state of this world.

    A month later I became the proud owner of a Smith & Wesson M&P 9c. I spent many evenings over the following months shooting at a local range and finally got the nerve to apply for a concealed carry license. A few days later, I had my license and immediately started carrying. I carry wherever I go (wherever I'm legally permitted) and have actually gotten a few other friends interested in shooting. They are now considering taking the CCW class and getting a gun of their own.

    I'm excited to read, write, learn, argue, and laugh with all of you. Cheers!
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    Greetings from Wild Wonderful West Virginia!

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