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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Highway billboards promoting the Woods of Terror, a haunted trail popular during Halloween, is being called too violent for the public.
“I thought, that’s kind of disturbing,“ said 8-year-old Russell Thomas, who first noticed the billboard last week on Interstate 40 near the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market. “Kind of one of those things that keeps on going through your mind and it’s kind of disturbing.”
The billboard, which can be found throughout the Triad, shows a young woman screaming, with part of her face missing.
“Some people might want to go see that haunted house but not everybody wants to look at a bloody face while driving down the road,” said Russell’s mother Jennifer.
The Thomas family says they enjoy Halloween but not violent depictions of women.
“I don’t want to see violence against women so for me that was something that stood out,”…