An 81-year-old former Marine beat down two burglars in his home after his wife alerted him, and he used an heirloom given to him by his grandfather to do it. Dan and Barbara Donovan were tricked by a man pretending to work for the power company into letting him into their home in the village of Niles, near Chicago, Illinois. The incident happened in October. "We had received a letter from the electric company the day before," Donovan said to the Chicago Tribune. "So when he said he was with the electric company, we let him in." When the man asked them to join him as he looked at their fuse box, they began to get suspicious. According to the police, the man was a burglar and had distracted him in order for two of his accomplices to enter the home. Barbara realized something was amiss when she heard the floor creaking above her head. "I yelled, 'Danny! Somebody's in our bedroom!" she said. When they ran up the stairs and confronted the two burglars in their home, Dan Donovan looked for a weapon, and the only thing close to hand was his
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