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Josie Retz, on a shopping trip at Norby's with her foster mother, Cindy St. Claire, and Norby's helpers Diane Fett and Linda Kelleran. SUBMITTED PHOTO

A little princess gets her wish

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A big surprise awaited 10-year-old Josie Retz of Callaway on Monday, when her fourth-grade class and her foster family took an imaginary flight to Disney World as part of a surprise sendoff party for her at Roosevelt Elementary School.


Josie, a sweet and quiet little girl, “loves to dance, she loves games and she loves to swim,” said her foster mother, Cindy St. Claire of Detroit Lakes.

But don’t let that sweetness fool you, she’s a fighter.

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