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Last year, a group of preteens returned from their visit to Bethany Home and told Craig McMillan how great of a time they had. One girl stood in the back, with tears in her eyes.


“I didn’t have enough baskets for all of them,” she said.

A program that started off as McMillan’s simple idea of bringing youth and elderly together has morphed into the third annual Santa for Seniors.

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Annie Harman
Annie Harman is a reporter for Echo Press and The Osakis Review. She grew up in Detroit Lakes and graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire with a degree in print journalism and history in May 2012. Follow her on Twitter at annieharman
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