Mildred was a 93 year-old women who was particulary despondent over the recent death of her husband, Earl So, she decided that she would just kill herself and join him in death. Thinking that it would be best to get it over with quickly, Mildred took out Earl's old army pistol, and made the decision to shoot herself in the heart since it had been so badly broken with Earl's death. Not wanting to miss the vital organ and become a vegatable and be a burden to anyone, she called her doctor's office to inquire as to just exactly where the heart would be. " In a women" the doctor said, " her heart would be just below her left breast. Later that night, Mildred was admitted to the hospital....with a gunshot wound to her knee.