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Veterans writing workshop set for Aug. 19

BEMIDJI -- A local veterans writers group is offering a writing workshop in August to share the share the experience of putting life's challenging experiences into the written word.

In a release announcing the workshop, organizers said “many of us harbor serious repercussions of previous trauma in our lives. Writing about these experiences can effectively diminish their effects as we move on with our living experience.”

The workshop will be held 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 19 at the VA Clinic in Bemidji, 705 Fifth St. NW, Suite B.