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This aerial view shows the Project Turnabout and Vanguard residential treatment facilities and campus on the west edge of Granite Falls. A July 2000 tornado had destroyed much of the campus, but it was rebuilt without missing a beat. Submitted

Turnabout marks milestone


GRANITE FALLS -- Project Turnabout began with resources so meager that its first administrator made an old door and two sawhorses his desk.

Its first home was space leased in a former tuberculosis sanatorium where both heat and water were sometimes iffy propositions.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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