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Heather Weller, a 5th-grader at New York Mills Elementary, delivered about 200 thank-you cards created by her and other elementary students to the veteran's home in Fergus Falls.

5th grader delivers Veteran's Day thanks

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For one New York Mills 5th grader, this past Veteran's Day was about doing a little more than simply acknowledging the holiday.

Heather Weller wanted to make sure residents at the veteran's home in Fergus Falls knew NY Mills Elementary students appreciated them.


Heather organized a project in the elementary school to send thank-you cards to veterans living in the home. Last Wednesday, Veteran's Day, she hand-delivered cards created by the NY Mills students.

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