• Jen Thurman, owner of the record store Retro Daddio poses for a photo at her store in Williamsburg, Va. Thursday July 28, 2016. Thurman says John Hinckley comes in about once a month and always buys something, whether it's a book about The Who or a 45 rpm record. Life for the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan 35 years ago has progressively become more normal as he prepares to permanently live with his mother. (AP Photo/Ben Finley)

    John Hinckley’s return to normalcy has been years in making

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Life for the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan 35 years ago has progressively become more normal, with greater freedom outside a psychiatric hospital, and perhaps nowhere is this more evident than the record store where he whiles away so many hours.