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Ken Ross is pictured at the top of Gooseberry Falls, his favorite stop on his trip to the North Shore of Lake Superior. (Submitted photo )

Veterans Home starts program treating vets to special trips

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By Katrina Styx

Forum News Service

HASTINGS — During the first week of June, Ken Ross was treated to a special overnight trip to the North Shore of Lake Superior.

He got a free stay in a Holiday Inn suite, free meals from Grandma’s and Betty’s Pies and a train ride tour. He visited Gooseberry Falls, climbed Split Rock Lighthouse and saw Canal Park in Duluth.

Ross, 53, a resident at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Hastings, is in hospice care battling cancer.

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