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Nisswa family loses granddaughter in Connecticut school shooting

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Grief arrived in the lakes area with the news of the massacre of small children in Connecticut.

Any number of people have a 6-year-old close to their heart, or well-loved child, small or grown. But for a Nisswa family, the devastating news hit closer to home as their 6-year-old granddaughter was one of the children who died in a senseless loss of young, promising life.


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