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Video: Power of letter writing leads to special day for stricken 8th-grader

Willmar Middle Schooler proved to be "write-on" when it came to making things happen. 2 / 2

Mackanzie Chan, 14, an 8th-grader at Willmar Middle School who is fighting cancer, got to meet her favorite country-music artist Carrie Underwood at this year's State Fair --- thanks to a letter-writing campaign by students in Grades 6, 7 and 8.

Rand Middleton
Tribune photographer/videographer. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime news/sports beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children. 
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