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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?


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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