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Devin is a true “daddy’s boy. He loves spending time with his dad, Neal, watching football, wrestling and racing.

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Fifteen years ago, Jodi Dixon thought she had a pretty good life.

The Alexandria native was happily married and living in Georgia with her husband, Neal. She was excelling in her career as clerk of courts.


Then God gave her a gift that would bring her the greatest joys and the greatest sorrows that she would ever know.

That gift was her son, Devin.

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Tara Bitzan
Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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