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Brainerd High School Sophomore Eden Powers hugs her dad, First Sgt. Michael Powe

Veterans and students honored at Brainerd High School program


A round of applause and whistles echoed throughout the Brainerd High School gymnasium Monday morning for nearly five minutes before turning into a standing ovation from students and the public, all in honor of the veterans who were already on their feet.

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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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