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Former Bemidji man notes 15th leap birthday

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Daniel Leister turns 60 today, but the former Bemidji man says he feels like 15.

And, in a way, he is 15.

"I've been lucky over the years," said Leister, who now lives in Hawley, Minn. "People don't think I look my age."


Leister is a Leap Year baby so celebrating his birthday on the actual date he was born only happens once every four years.

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Steve Wagner
Grand Forks Herald Editor Steve Wagner can be reached at 701.780.1104 and Prior to joining the Herald, Wagner worked at the Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer and The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He also previously worked at newspapers in the Twin Cities and Iowa.
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