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By Jana Peterson
Pine Knot News 

A love letter from age to age


February 22, 2019

Washington Elementary School first-grader Landyn Doble hands a rose to Marylu Young Thursday, Feb. 14, as part of a Wish of a Lifetime program at Evergreen Knoll Senior Living in Cloquet. In the background, Lindsay Lindquist hands a flower to Carolyn Bassett.

It was the perfect match for Valentine's Day.

The Washington Elementary schoolchildren came bearing roses, valentines, a youngster's open curiosity about the world and the gift of song.

They were received with patience, smiles and an elder's appreciation of little ones.

First-grade teacher Julie Schultz said her students were super-excited to go back to Evergreen Knoll Senior Living - a place they've visited before - and see the residents again on Valentine's Day last week.

"They each made a valentine art decoration as a card, gave out roses, and sang special songs," Schultz said. "There we...

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