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71-year-old makes the most of her first shot in Maryland's black bear hunt
71-year-old makes the most of her first shot in Maryland's black bear hunt

Like other septuagenarians who still like to whack an ace down the line in tennis or sink a long birdie putt in golf, Bonnie Kelley still enjoys the rewards of hunting. It's in her blood, having been raised in Western Maryland and having returned there, from Anne Arundel County, to rear her three children after her first marriage ended in divorce. Kelley said she started to hunt again after meeting her second husband, Lee, an avid outdoorsman. Slowed by knee replacement surgeries she had a decade ago, the now 71-year-old Kelley had entered Maryland's black-bear-hunt lottery every year since the annual hunt was re-established in 2004. Kelley had played her part as a member of...

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