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Lori Lind (far right) and members of Support Our Troops prepare for the Fourth of July parade in Moose Lake this summer. They marched with placards that pictured family members in the military. Contributed photo.

Barnum's Lori Lind found her calling during the worst year of her life

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Before Lori Lind's oldest son deployed to Iraq, she knew having a child at war was tough on a family.

She just didn't know how tough.


"One of my good friends had had two boys deployed at the same time," Lind said. "After Jacob deployed, that was the worst year of my life. When I realized how difficult it must have been for her, I told her I was so sorry."

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