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Jeff Lacy: Moved by photo showing Edward Fleury

  • jacoblund


Sunday, October 15, 2017
Moved by photo showing Edward Fleury

Living in adjacent Shutesbury, I have followed the numerous gun-centric stories about Edward Fleury, former police chief of Pelham.

I am no gun advocate, and viewed these sometimes tragic accounts as emblematic of the nation’s obsession with firearms designed principally for the killing of other human beings.

But your front-page photo of Mr. Fleury and his family (Oct. 6) moved me in an altogether different way. I saw the unconditional love of a family for their son and brother in his time of greatest need. No bond is stronger.

Photographer Jerrey Roberts should be commended for showing us so much in one image.

Jeff Lacy

Shutesbury