Monday, July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

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Letter: Keep vaccine photos out of paper


I am a member of a small group of people who are sensitive to the sight of needles going into people’s arms (it can make me faint and pass out), and I just want to vent a bit (and perhaps get a bit of empathy for myself and others like me, and before you ask, yes I am vaccinated). I am sick and tired of the barrage of photos of people getting their COVID-19 shots that inundate the television news shows every day.

There were a couple times a news show blurred the image of a needle going into an arm, which I appreciated. And now The Columbian has joined this debacle with not one but two front pages showing someone getting their shot.

Please, give it a rest. Why do we have to be subjected to these same old photos every day? There is nothing newsworthy, artistic or imaginative about seeing someone giving or receiving a shot.

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