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Eddy Ferreira, 69, left, and Jan Broennich, 68, both of Norway, left Saturday to row down the Mississippi in a fiberglass replica of a faering, an open boat with two pairs of oars. Pioneer Photo/Bethany Wesley

Norwegians to row down Mississippi

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Eddy Ferreira has been waiting 30 years to take a once-in-a-lifetime trip down the Mississippi River.

So what were another few weeks?

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Ferreira, 69, and Jan Broennich, 68, both of Norway, arrived July 26 in Bemidji expecting to begin their voyage within about a week.

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