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Letters to Editors

Here is a list of published letters to newspaper editors about Woody. Most of the newspapers have both print and electronic editions. For those with both, the electronic editions are usually abridged versions of the print editions, with abridged articles. Cached text is available only for electronic versions of letters. Also see the archive of unpublished letters.

Letters

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12/07/01 Don't judge based on news coverage
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Michelle Aleck The Brattleboro Reformer
12/06/01 Friend wants to know why
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Paul Borneo The Brattleboro Reformer
12/06/01 Man threatened only himself
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Heide Bredfeldt The Brattleboro Reformer
12/06/01 Don't compound this tragedy
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Goeffrey Busby The Brattleboro Reformer
12/06/01 Woody will be missed
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DAWN MARIA DeCELL Rutland Herald
12/07/01 Killing was pathetic, senseless
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Gregg Hoffman The Brattleboro Reformer
12/06/01 Witness recalls shooting
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Norman E. Hunt The Brattleboro Reformer
12/06/01 Don't write off Woodward
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Elena Hvizd The Brattleboro Reformer
12/06/01 Stand by police
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Rick and Cindy Kenyon The Brattleboro Reformer
12/06/01 Lives are changed in a few moments
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Maria L. Nelson The Brattleboro Reformer
12/06/01 A drowning person needs help
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William Sandoe and Yumiko Ito The Brattleboro Reformer
12/06/01 Police risk their lives daily
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Frank Silfies The Brattleboro Reformer
12/11/01 Open, honest answers needed
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J.B.C. Thomas The Brattleboro Reformer
12/11/01 Responsibility vs. accountability
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Ursula Shea-Borneo The Brattleboro Reformer
12/11/01 Any of us could have been Woody
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Keith Carlson The Brattleboro Reformer
12/12/01 A town on trial
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Jack Rieley The Brattleboro Reformer
12/13/01 Don't rush to judgment
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M. 'PETE' PETERSON (Police Department) Rutland Herald
12/17/01 Vermont has changed
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John Rudis The Brattleboro Reformer
12/17/01 Cousin responds to Reformer story
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John Rudis The Brattleboro Reformer
12/17/01 Enough investigations
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Goeffrey Busby The Brattleboro Reformer
12/17/01 People have power to change things
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Jim Davis The Brattleboro Reformer
12/17/01 Officers shouldn't be back on duty
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Imre Kepes The Brattleboro Reformer
12/17/01 Police work isn't for everyone
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Rich Geidel The Brattleboro Reformer
12/17/01 Letters are vital
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Nancy Fitz-Rapalje The Brattleboro Reformer
12/17/01 A badge doesn't mean immunity
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Gregg Hoffman The Brattleboro Reformer
12/17/01 Last dance
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Stephen Monroe Tomczak The Brattleboro Reformer
12/17/01 Answers sought
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Kelli and Gary Backstrom The Brattleboro Reformer
12/17/01 It's our right to question actions
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Arthur Brown The Brattleboro Reformer
12/19/01 Friend can't rest
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James Hoffman The Brattleboro Reformer
12/19/01 Books on violence found helpful
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Frances Moore Lappe The Brattleboro Reformer
12/19/01 Caution urged on grand jury
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Zoe Kopp The Brattleboro Reformer
12/19/01 Don't judge police
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Laurie A. Ebbighausen The Brattleboro Reformer
12/19/01 Who's next?
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Leslie Kozaczek The Brattleboro Reformer
12/19/01 Town has turned back on its police
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Kristina Ranney The Brattleboro Reformer
12/19/01 God help Vermont
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Arthur Brown The Brattleboro Reformer
12/26/01 Are mentally ill persons safe?
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H. V. Chace The Brattleboro Reformer
12/26/01 Answers needed
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Lou Waronker The Brattleboro Reformer
12/26/01 Four-inch blade is not insignificant
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Don West The Brattleboro Reformer
12/26/01 Act was shameful
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James Cavanagh The Brattleboro Reformer
12/26/01 Senseless death is great loss
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Ian Kepes Rutland Herald
12/27/01 Jury should hear Woodward case
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Doug Orne The Brattleboro Reformer
12/27/01 Case should go to civil court
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Jack Gorfien The Brattleboro Reformer
12/29/01 Perspective from behind the badge
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Joseph W. Pineau The Brattleboro Reformer
01/0?/02 Author misleads readers
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Jen Bedell The Greenfield Recorder
01/04/02 Police had only moments to act
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Steven Dix The Brattleboro Reformer
01/04/02 Lessons Learned
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Ellen Nielsen The Brattleboro Reformer
01/08/02 Woodward's mental state irrelevant
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Bobbi Angell The Brattleboro Reformer
01/08/02 Policies on force need examination
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T. Hunter Wilson The Brattleboro Reformer
01/10/02 Knife can cause damage quickly
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Clarence Cook The Brattleboro Reformer
01/10/02 Guns create a poor choice
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Larry Martin The Brattleboro Reformer
01/10/02 Out of tragedy comes hope
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Beverly Fleming The Brattleboro Reformer
01/10/02 Friend calls for independent probe
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Ellen Berrios The Brattleboro Reformer
01/10/02 Church responds to editorial
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Charles Butterfield The Brattleboro Reformer
01/10/02 Issues raised
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Brenda Hunt Brown The Brattleboro Reformer
01/11/02 A response to Pineau
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Peter Kelley The Brattleboro Reformer
01/11/02 Woody was not psychotic
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James Hoffman The Brattleboro Reformer
01/11/02 Wake up, Brattleboro
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David G. Aplin The Brattleboro Reformer
01/11/02 It's too soon to judge
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Wayne D. Rowell The Brattleboro Reformer
01/11/02 Many more questions
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George C. Coolbrith The Brattleboro Reformer
01/11/02 Woody remembered happily
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Ellen Chase Ellen Chase
01/11/02 Hope kept alive
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Tova Gabrielle The Brattleboro Reformer
01/11/02 Fear killed Robert Woodward
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Keith Carlson The Brattleboro Reformer
01/11/02 A song for Woody
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William Sandoe The Brattleboro Reformer
01/11/02 Brutal act or misguided attempt?
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Barbara Holmes The Brattleboro Reformer
01/11/02 Police had only moments to act
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Steven Dix The Brattleboro Reformer
01/08/02 Don't prejudge police shooting
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FRANK A. WILBUR Bomoseen Rutland Herald
01/15/02 Reader offers witness testimony
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Tova Gabrielle The Brattleboro Reformer
01/18/02 Woodward's fears can't be dismissed
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James Hoffman The Brattleboro Reformer
01/18/02 Don't sit quietly
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Jim Herrick The Brattleboro Reformer
01/19/02 Davis called on to step down
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Jack Gorfien The Brattleboro Reformer
01/28/02 Ask for competency in public service
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David B. Brown The Brattleboro Reformer
01/29/02 Commentators jump to odd conclusions
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Wayne D. Rowell The Brattleboro Reformer
01/31/02 Police do what no one else will
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M. 'Pete' Peterson The Brattleboro Reformer
01/31/02 Police failed to 'protect and serve'
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Ursula Shea Borneo The Brattleboro Reformer
02/02/02 Marlboro will miss Tommy Thompson
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Marlboro Conservation Commission The Brattleboro Reformer
02/06/02 Shooting probe should be neutral
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Robert Baral The Brattleboro Reformer
02/08/02 Seize opportunity
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Daniel Kinsey The Brattleboro Reformer
02/22/02 Public confidence matters
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Sheryl Canter The Brattleboro Reformer
03/06/02 What's the point?
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Mary Eddy The Brattleboro Reformer
03/06/02 Clarifying the Unitarians
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Malcolm S. Ingison The Brattleboro Reformer
03/11/02 Officers hours don't matter
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Ray Bellville Jr. The Brattleboro Reformer
03/11/02 Many people work additional jobs
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Dwight D. Zeager The Brattleboro Reformer
03/19/02 Legal request is legitimate
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HERBERT G. OGDEN Rutland Rutland Herald
03/19/02 Compare the two
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Alan M. Merz The Brattleboro Reformer
03/19/02 This issue won't go away
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Keith Carlson The Brattleboro Reformer
03/19/02 Thanks for the editorial
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Joe DeRisi The Brattleboro Reformer
03/19/02 Look again at 'rational' behavior
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James Hoffman The Brattleboro Reformer
03/19/02 Imagine
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Caitlin Adair The Brattleboro Reformer
03/19/02 Remembering Woody on his birthday
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Mary Ellen Crawford; Wallingford, Conn. The Brattleboro Reformer
03/22/02 What if church-goers opened fire?
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Thomas E. Wagener The Brattleboro Reformer
03/28/02 Sorrell's argument, investigation suspect
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Herbert G. Ogden The Brattleboro Reformer
03/29/02 Unitarians support bill
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Rob Peck The Brattleboro Reformer
04/04/02 Police review board needed
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T. Namaya. Brattleboro The Brattleboro Reformer
04/05/02 Who's minding the store?
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Roger Andrews, Dummerston The Brattleboro Reformer
04/05/02 Murder in Brattleboro
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William Brueckner Sr., Waterbury Center The Brattleboro Reformer
04/06/02 Kudos to police
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Roger L. Andrews The Brattleboro Reformer
04/06/02 Treat humans humanely
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Carol Coronella, Putney The Brattleboro Reformer
04/06/02 Disquited, nor surprised
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Ellen Dudley, Marlboro The Brattleboro Reformer
04/11/02 Compare incidents
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David G. Allbee, Newfane The Brattleboro Reformer
04/12/02 No reason to die
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Tova Gabrielle, Belchertown The Brattleboro Reformer
04/12/02 Woodward's heart was heavy
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Jill L. Tuttle, Putney The Brattleboro Reformer
04/18/02 Length of blade under dispute
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Paul Borneo, Shutesbury, MA The Brattleboro Reformer
04/19/02 Killing Woody, killing hope
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Ellen Berrios, Brookline, MA The Brattleboro Reformer
04/19/02 Justice for Woody; justice for all
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Jim Herrick The Brattleboro Reformer
04/23/02 Dialogue must be based on truth
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William E. Kline, Brattleboro The Brattleboro Reformer
04/23/02 Respect Woody's last wishes
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Dave Garrecht, Guilford The Brattleboro Reformer
04/25/02 Sorrell wrong to defend cops
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JON McGOVERN, Saxtons River Rutland Herald
04/23/02 There are no violent solutions
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Brendan Crowley The Brattleboro Reformer
04/25/02 Woodward Shooting Justified
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Richard Marsh, Northampton The Valley Advocate
05/04/02 Assessment off base
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Ursula Shea-Borneo, Shutesbory, MA The Brattleboro Reformer
05/10/02 AG's sophistry
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James Hoffman, Berkeley, CA The Brattleboro Reformer
07/1/02 Troubling News
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Michael Hamacher U.U. World Magazine
07/16/02 Woody's death swept under rug
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Ellen Berrios, Brookline, mA The Brattleboro Reformer
07/20/02 Moral atrophy in Brattleboro
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Keith Carlson, Amherst, Mass The Brattleboro Reformer
08/08/02 Search for Truth? Or Just Good PR?
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Keith Carlson, Amherst The Valley Advocate
08/08/02 Justice? Not Yet
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Mary Rives, Amherst The Valley Advocate
08/08/02 Too Bizarre
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Rebecca Trow, Amherst The Valley Advocate
08/08/02 Police Authority Gone Berserk
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Ann A. Walker, Amherst The Valley Advocate
08/13/02 Woodward Case Should be Reviewed Fairly
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Paul Borneo The Daily Hampshire gazette
08/15/02 Why didn't his friends know?
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Bob Fagelson, Brattleboro The Brattleboro Reformer
08/17/02 Questions can't be answered
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Patrick LeBlanc, Rockingham The Brattleboro Reformer
08/21/02 So much to lose
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James Hoffman, Berkeley, CA The Brattleboro Reformer
08/21/02 Fagelson should be ashamed
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Ellen Berrios, Brookline, MA The Brattleboro Reformer
08/22/02 Ephedrine facts mixed up
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Dr. Frederick W. Engstrom, Brattleboro The Brattleboro Reformer
08/22/02 Fagelson was wrong
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Arthur Brown, Brooklyn, N.Y. The Brattleboro Reformer
08/22/02 Open discussion would benefit all
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Franz Reichsman, Brattleboro The Brattleboro Reformer
09/30/02 What we can learn
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Lisa Chabot, Brookline The Brattleboro Reformer
10/11/02 Farnum is winking at the facts
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Nye Farrabas, Putney The Brattleboro Reformer
11/27/02 Remember Woody
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Keith Carlson, Amherst, MA The Burlington Free Press
12/02/02 Case is microcosm of larger issues
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James Hoffman, Berkeley, Calif. The Brattleboro Reformer
12/02/02 What have we learned?
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Paul Borneo, Shutesbury, Mass. The Brattleboro Reformer
12/03/02 What we need is acceptance
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Lura Rogers, Brattleboro The Brattleboro Reformer
12/05/02 Unhappy Anniversary
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Mary Rives, Amherst The Valley Advocate
12/06/02 Police need better training
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Paula Schumacher Greenfield, Mass. The Brattleboro Reformer
12/17/02 No recourse for flaws in system
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David Cardill, Putney The Brattleboro Reformer
12/20/02 What makes Wilson an expert?
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Edward J. Johnson The Brattleboro Reformer
12/30/02 Why no mention of credentials?
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Gay B. Maxwell The Brattleboro Reformer
12/30/02 Wilson replies
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T. Hunter Wilson The Brattleboro Reformer
01/04/03 Doesn't take expert to see cover-up
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Roger Andrews, Dummerston The Brattleboro Reformer
01/16/03 Let light pierce the blue wall
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Jim Herrick, Marlboro The Brattleboro Reformer
04/17/03 Facts won't change
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Ginny Yager, Brattleboro The Brattleboro Reformer
06/04/03 They keep Woody alive
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Robyn Flatley, Brattleboro The Brattleboro Reformer
10/16/03 Dr. Dean's Bad Medicine
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Amy Bookbinder The Valley Advocate
12/4/03 Dean Dropped the Ball
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Ellen Berrios The Valley Advocate
12/08/03 Face the facts on Woodward's death
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Clarence A. Cook, Brattleboro The Brattleboro Reformer
12/09/03 Sorry
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Bob Fagelson, Brattleboro The Brattleboro Reformer
12/09/03 Learn the facts
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Ellen Berrios, Brookline, Mass. The Brattleboro Reformer
12/13/03 Protesters do it because they care
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Mark Hanna, Whitingham The Brattleboro Reformer
12/15/03 Two issues
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Betty Karg, West Dummerston The Brattleboro Reformer
6/9/06 Woody's death inaccurately told
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Stephen Monroe Tomczak The Brattleboro Reformer
7/2/06 Reference to Parker was appropriate
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Claudette Hollenbeck The Brattleboro Reformer
7/2/06 Reformer keeps it real with Parker reminder
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Jim Herrick The Brattleboro Reformer

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