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Sweeping cultural changes covered in the pages of old PJs

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If I was a man of consequence in Wadena in 1949 I would be known as S.M. Hacking. If I was a married woman in 1969 I wouldn't have a first name.

These are a just a couple of cultural oddities I've observed since I took over writing the "Living History" column in May. Every week I get to peruse through issues of the PJ from 1949, 1969, 1984, 1999 and 2004. I've learned a little bit about Wadena along the way -- and I've had a few laughs, too.

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