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Community sendoff set as Guards prepare to deploy

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A soldier from the CRAZY Troop unit of the Minnesota Army National Guard stood in the office of the Cloquet Armory Monday afternoon with his newborn daughter snuggled against his chest.


"She's nine days old," his wife explained proudly.

The little girl wasn't due until later this month, after her dad is set to deploy for the Middle East, so her early arrival was especially welcome.

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