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Fresh Cut: Learning to fish with Dad


Unencumbered by trees and buildings, the air out on the lake feels fresher, as though you need less of it to fill your lungs, yet want more of it all the same. The scents the breeze carries ebb and flow with the rhythm of the waves, changing with the intensity of the sun and the proximity to shore.

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Chelsey Perkins
Chelsey Perkins grew up in Crosslake and is a graduate of Pequot Lakes High School. She earned her Bachelor's degree in professional journalism from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Perkins has interned at the Lake Country Echo and the Rochester and Austin Post-Bulletins and also worked for the student-run Minnesota Daily newspaper as a copy editor and columnist during college. She went on to intern at Utne Reader magazine, where she was later hired as the research editor. Before joining the Brainerd Dispatch, Perkins worked as a staff writer for the Pineandlakes Echo Journal.
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