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Jefferson High School senior Will Sieling helped Alexandria's Bee Covel learn a new computer skill. (Photo by Caroline Roers)

Bringing generations together through technology

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With communication moving away from letters, telephone calls, and face-to-face contact, understanding technology has become a vital skill.

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While this is a skill often easily picked up by today's youth, it sometimes proves more challenging for the older population.

"I feel like an orphan," said Alexandria's Romayne Strand. "People ask me if I have e-mail, and when I tell them I don't, they say, 'Well, I guess I'll have to send you a letter then, or give you a phone call'."

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