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The Messenger, St. Albans, VT, 10/11/91

Wednesday, January 1, 1992

Lulah Lavery was home with her daughter at their Richford, Vt., home when they heard the sounds of a forced entry. As her daughter phoned police, Lavery loaded a shotgun and went to investigate. Finding a man reaching through a broken backdoor window, Lavry fired a single blast. The man fled, but a wounded suspect was quickly apprehended.

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