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Somerset High School students Lizzie Vanasse and Sherry Jorgensen work on their writing projects for the website created by the Writing Crafts class.

Soldiers' final letters draw students' heartfelt responses

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The final letters written home by American soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan have been the subject of the Writing Crafts class at Somerset High School this fall.


Cory Lindenberg, a new addition to the SHS teaching staff this year, thought the subject would inspire some insightful writing from his 15 students in the class, most of them juniors and seniors. The works done by the students were far beyond what he expected.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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