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Expanding literary minds

Denise Specht, secretary-treasurer of Education Minnesota, reads from the book "Broken Blade" during Sara Rucker's class Tuesday at Willmar Middle School. Specht visited the school as part of the annual Read Across America event. All students at the Middle School are assigned the book as part of a grant the school received that also paid to bring the book's author, William Durbin, to Willmar. Tribune photo by Gary Miller