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When Amy Degerstrom first began attending college at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, she had designs on becoming a speech therapist.


"But I took one art history class and I knew that was it for me," Degerstrom said. "It was exciting to find out... all the things I love were in one field.

"Before that I never even knew this (career field) existed."

Once she had discovered art history, however, "I knew what I was going to do," she said.

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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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