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Some first and second grade Heart of the Lakes Elementary students from the 2009-2010 school year proudly display the giant birthday card they made and sent to Joe Mauer in April 2010. The students, who are now in second and third grade, received an autographed thank-you note from Mauer. Mick Meyer, Gunnar Anderson, Cadin Bormann, Chase Belka, Kaitlin Smith, Grace Kalina, Dakota Perry, Dylan Lysne, Carter Mulcahy, Skylar Botsford, Rowdie Lindquist and Eric Lammers proudly display the birthday card.

Heart of the Lakes students receive Big League surprise

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With the help of Laurie Krueger, first and second grade students at Heart of the Lakes Elementary School sent a giant birthday card to Joe Mauer of the Minnesota Twins.


Over 150 students took part in the birthday signing. The students who are now second and third graders received a surprise of their own.

Mauer sent every student an autographed picture of himself as well as a note to the students.

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