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Sgt. 1st Class Robb Lutz sketches a quick map on a Smart Board to illustrate roughly how far away from the U.S. Kuwait is, where he is stationed. (Star Gazette photos by Katrina Styx)

Army soldier pays Hastings third-graders a visit

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For Veteran's Day last November, a group of third-grade students at Christa McAuliffe Elementary School sent letters to Minnesota soldiers serving in the Army in Kuwait. They didn't get any letters back, but Monday, Jan. 9, they got an even better reply.


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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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