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Our Turn: It's easy to take co-workers for granted, but not Crystal

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I've seen reporters come and go during my journalism career — some are reserved, some are in it for the fame, most are incredibly gifted and, honestly, most fade into my memory.


Then there are people like my current co-worker, Crystal.

It's weird how co-workers can become friends without really noticing when it happens. I think it's worth taking a moment to reflect on the people we work closest to.

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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