"We go through and check everything that's supposed to be done by the letter, and that's all we can do," says Chuck Fredien, a longtime gun dealer and gunsmith. "I don't have a crystal ball to look into and see if this guy's legitimate or not." Peter Breslow/NPR hide caption

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Despite critical acclaim, The Way Things Are is closing at the end of the month because of low attendance, due to worries over the flu outbreak. Silvina Frydlewsky for NPR hide caption

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Donna Shalala, shown here in 2007, served as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services in the Clinton administration. Stephanie Kuykendal/Getty Images hide caption

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