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Heather Weller distributes a thank-you card to a local veteran. Submitted photo.

NY Mills student honors veterans across United States

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Heather Weller, a sixth grade student at New York Mills Elementary School, is finding national attention for her efforts to honor and thank war veterans for their service to their country.


Weller visited her great uncle Phillip Andrie, a Korean War veteran, on his 80th birthday at the Veterans Home in Fergus Falls. By talking with him and other veterans, she came up with the idea of sending them personalized cards.

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