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Celebrating every four years


February 29: It’s an extra day that tends to go unnoticed by most and even scrutinized by some. But for many leaplings — 200,000 in the United States and 5 million worldwide who are born on Feb. 29, Leap Day — it’s an oddity that brings along the chance to finally celebrate their official date of birth.

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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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