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Calgary Herald tributes George Pelawa, a Bemidji sports and hockey legend

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Editor's note: Below is an excerpt from the Calgary Herald's story on Bemidji sports legend George Pelawa, who was a Bemidji High School hockey standout drafted by the NHL's Calgary Flames. He was killed in a car accident in Bemidji months after he was drafted in 1986. Pelawa's parents, Frank and Winnie, are trying to keep alive the memory of a star robbed of his chance to shine.


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