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Photo by Dana Pavek/WDC schools Carrie Tollefson listens to a question from a WDC cross country athlete. WDC cross country coach Terry Olson is also pictured.

Olympian runner inspires WDC students

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Olympic runner Carrie Tollefson shared her story with Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary students on Wednesday, hoping to encourage and motivate them to achieve their dreams, eat healthy and be active.

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Growing up in the small town of Dawson, Minn., as a seventh-grader, Tollefson told students she wasn't quite sure what she wanted to get involved in at school. She decided to join the cross country team, thanks to the influence of her older sister who was also on the team.

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