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Last updated 3/24/2021 at 7:53pm

Michele Fellows, Greg Lange, and Laura Otto

Sister City Commission connecting with Hekinan during pandemic

The Edmonds Sister City Commission and its newly elected officers, Michele Fellows (co-chair), Greg Lange (co-chair), and Laura Otto (secretary), are finding new ways to connect with sister city Hekinan, Japan.

The longstanding tradition of annual student exchanges is on hold with the coronavirus pandemic, so the commissioners are getting creative. Having traveled to Hekinan, both Fellows and Lange say they hold a special place in their hearts for the sights, sounds, and people of Japan.

They hope to utilize social media to s...

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