April 26, 2018
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Rachel Borch describes rabid raccoon attack

By Linda Coan O'Kresik, Special to the BDN

Rachel Borch, 21, was recently attacked by a rabid raccoon while jogging on a familiar, overgrown trail near her home in Hope. The raccoon lunged at her and bit her on the thumb, not letting go. Borch drowned the animal in a puddle.

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