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Amaya Archuleta, left and Marisa Peterson are dressed as pilgrims Wednesday as they eat a Thanksgiving meal at Roosevelt Kindergarten Satellite in Willmar. More than 150 students and their teachers gathered for the dinner. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Roosevelt kindergarten prepares to say goodbye to Lincoln building with a Thanksgiving dinner

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A long time ago, there were people who were pilgrims, and the Indians helped them.

That was Abby Clancy's take on the first Thanksgiving.


The 6-year-old recounted that story Wednesday while she and the other kindergarteners at the former Lincoln Elementary School enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast. The meal was also a farewell to the old school from the last students to use it.

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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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