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Column: A round of applause


You know what? I love to clap my hands. I really, really do.

Seriously, think about it. Every time you clap your hands, it's for a good reason. Even when the occasion is a somber one, clapping means someone somewhere has done something that deserves recognition.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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