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Posted December 06. 2017 3:48PM

NH farmer shot in the back by her father as a child to lead Vt. gun control fight

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The new leader of Gun Sense Vermont understands gun violence better than most. When Clai Lasher-Sommers was 13, her abusive stepfather shot her in the back with a high-powered hunting rifle. Forty-seven years later, lead shrapnel is still working its way out of her body, leaving sores on her skin as it surfaces.