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Redirecting life


When Mark Slupe shares his story of going from a paid job to going back to college and finding work as an unpaid intern at the age of 53, some might view that as a step backward. But as Slupe views it, it’s a giant step forward, just a step in a new direction.

“It may seem a bit backwards but it seems to be working out all right,” said Slupe with a smile. “I think my (life) path was at kind of a standstill for a little bit there. Now I am back to moving.”

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Jessi Pierce
Born: 9/28/1987 (age 24) High School: Mahtomedi High School (home of the Zephyrs) in Mahtomedi, Minn. College: Journalism and Mass Communications degree from Iowa State University (Class 2010) Passions: Sharing the story. I love getting to know people, and in particular this town as it is so new to me, and being able to share something about them with the public. That and sports, especially hockey and lacrosse. Follow me on Twitter @jessi_pierce (views on Twitter do not represent that of the Brainerd Dispatch)
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