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    Gallery: Winslow farm dealt financial blow after lightning strike kills 8 heifers - Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel | of | Share this photo

    John Fortin Jr. of Winslow-based Fortin Farm holds daughter Margaret, 2, while standing Tuesday with his other daughter, Aria, 6, near a tree that was struck by lighting during a weekend storm. The lightning killed eight beef cows huddled underneath the tree. A stripe of lightning damaged bark can be seen on the pine tree at the right.

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    Aria Fortin, 6, plays with cow Tuesday while walking in a grazing pasture used by her family's Winslow-based Fortin Farm. A lightning strike killed eight of the family's beef cows in a weekend storm.

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    John Fortin Jr. of Fortin Farm in Winslow carries his daughter, Margaret, 2, while walking Tuesday with his other daughter, Aria, 6, near the tree that was struck by lighting during a weekend storm. The lightning strike killed eight beef cows as they gathered under the tree during Saturday's storm. A stripe of lightning damaged bark can be seen on the pine tree at left.

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    Gallery: Winslow farm dealt financial blow after lightning strike kills 8 heifers - Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel | of | Share this photo

    John Fortin Jr. walks with his wife and children Tuesday in a grazing pasture used by their Winslow-based Fortin Farm business. From left are Aria, 6, Anne Marie, Margaret, 2, and Fortin Jr. A lightning strike killed eight of the family's beef cows that clustered together under a tree during Saturday's storm.

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