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Trip of a lifetime, for every age

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On October 19, I took a trip that will go down in my memory bank as one of the best trips I've ever taken. I chaperoned the 9th grade Discovery Middle School (DMS) trip to Washington, D.C. (see facing page)


I'd never been to Washington, D.C., but it sounded like a place everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime.

We had a busy, fast-paced schedule. A person could easily spend an entire day at many of the sites we visited, but we only had five days.

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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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