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Ellsworth teen commits to South American pilgrimage

While others her age enjoy a break from school this summer, 16-year-old Morgan Hines will still be learning--and helping others.

Hines of St. Francis Catholic Church is joining fellow Ellsworth area residents Deacon Mark Quayhackx and Janet Huppert on a pilgrimage to Mexico City, World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro and Lima, Peru in July. The local trio will meet up with a group from Marshfield to number around 30 participants from Wisconsin on the journey.

Watch for more information in the print version of the Herald.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.

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