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Mother killed in the June attack on The Capital Gazette

Meredith Howard, Co-Editor

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Wendi Winters charged an armed assailant during the Annapolis attack. She screamed in his face while running at him with a trash can and recycling bin.

The shooter killed Winters, a Special Publications Editor for the Gazette, but she is now hailed as a hero by the six survivors of the shooting.

Winters had attended a training session about active shootings at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis that she was an avid member of only a few weeks prior to her death.

As a mother of four, Winters was said to be an incredibly compassionate woman who would fight tooth and nail for what she believed in.

Winters was a dedicated volunteer at the Annapolis Church, and one of her regular commitments was organizing their bi-annual blood drive. The Church will hold the inaugural Wendi Winters Memorial Blood Drive on September 15th at a local middle school.

Meredith Howard, Co-Editor

Meredith Howard is in her third year at LLCC and this is her second semester writing for The Lamp. Meredith will be transferring to Baylor University in...

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