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Straight and Arrow in Windsor

Corey Fernandes of Woodstock practices shooting his bow at a relative's home in Windsor, Vt., while his girlfriend, Heather Lewis of Woodstock, talks on the phone on Sept. 16, 2013. Fernandes was preparing for the upcoming archery season for deer, which starts in Vermont on October 5th. (Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Corey Fernandes of Woodstock practices shooting his bow at a relative's home in Windsor, Vt., while his girlfriend, Heather Lewis of Woodstock, talks on the phone on Sept. 16, 2013. Fernandes was preparing for the upcoming archery season for deer, which starts in Vermont on October 5th. (Valley News - Sarah Priestap) Purchase photo reprints »

Corey Fernandes, of Woodstock, practices shooting his bow at a relative’s home in Windsor while his girlfriend, Heather Lewis, of Woodstock, talks on the phone last week. Fernandes was preparing for the upcoming archery season for deer, which starts on Oct. 5 in Vermont. Valley News — Sarah Priestap

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Letter: Poor Decision to Publish Photo

Monday, September 30, 2013

To the Editor: I want to take the Valley News to task for publishing a photo in the Sept. 24 paper of Corey Fernandes practicing with his double compound bow in Windsor near houses. This kind of hunting bow is extremely powerful and meant to bring down large game, including deer and bear. It should never be used for target …