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‘Home for the holidays’


With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I’m sure the discussions have begun at your home also. In the same sentence as “Who’s going to be here for Thanksgiving?” comes “Where are we going for Christmas?” “When can everyone make it?” And sometimes (under our breath) “well why does that family need to get together on that night?” Sometimes painful discussions, but always well worth all the effort because the real point is we all want to be with family over the holidays.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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