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Students show their illuminated hands Monday while standing iside Germ City, light-tight canvas enclosure illuminated only with black lights. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Willmar, Minn., students get firsthand look at combatting germs

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WILLMAR -- Hand washing is something children learn at an early age.

How good a job they do was the reason for Germ City's visit Monday to Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar.


A state Department of Health program, Germ City consists of a light-tight canvas enclosure illuminated only with black lights, GlitterBug Potion and the guidance of Germ City intern Amanda Krentz.

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Gary Miller

Born and attended public schools in Willmar, Minn. Served 20 years in U.S. Navy as a photojournalist. Worked at West Central Tribune since retiring from the Navy in 1994.

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