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Making a difference, one student at a time -- Former DL Rotary exchange student from Haiti forms education foundation

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Though Miquette Denie was born and raised in the country of Haiti, in many ways Detroit Lakes has become her second home.

Her younger sister, Farah, and niece, Cherline, were both adopted by John and Mary Lee of Detroit Lakes when they were just 4 years old. So when Denie became old enough to apply for a foreign exchange student scholarship through Rotary International, the Lees became her host family.


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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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