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Alex teen paddling the Mighty Mississippi

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Alexandria teen Brock Wood had talked about doing some major kayaking in the future, but after surviving Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, he decided it was time.

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Wood, whose grandparents and other family live in the Detroit Lakes area, is on a month and a half long mission, kayaking the mighty Mississippi River.

He left Itasca State Park on June 17, and his sister, Kendra Hartfell, said he plans to hit New Orleans Friday.

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