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TV icon’s words on ‘caring people’ go viral following Conn. shooting

December 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of ‘disaster,’ I remember my mother’s words, and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers so many caring people in this world.” Mister Rogers
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MARILYN HAGERTY: Messages are good, bad and ugly when you go viral

March 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

“You are a dolt and the main reason why North Dakota is viewed as being a backwoods dump. The Olive Garden is the McDonald’s of dining…A touch of Europe? Ha! Why don’t you take a vacation and visit New York or San Francisco and see what real people eat?” That was one of the emails I received when I started going viral a couple weeks ago. My chin trembled, but I didn’t cry. I didn’t cry because for every nasty message I received, there were 40 or 50 friendly notes. Continue Reading

Video of Detroit Lakes hockey player’s goal gets national attention

February 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. Goaltenders already had Alex Mason’s normal breakaway shot figured out. So the Detroit Lakes boys hockey player wanted to try something different.
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Viral buzz

October 28, 2010 in West Central Tribune

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