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Frances Hendershott, a school volunteer, left, helps Kowsar Kosar navigate through an iBook lesson at the Willmar Middle School. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Retired Willmar, Minn., teacher still feeling the call of the class

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WILLMAR — Learning English, adjusting to a new culture, learning American history — Willmar Middle School teacher Ann Hendershott knew it was a tall order for some of her Somali students.


And she knew just where to turn for some assistance. The solution was as near as her own family full of teachers.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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