Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Jon Dallas is a poet living in Chisholm, Minnesota. Jon’s poetry has appeared in the New Orleans Review, Green Mountain Review, Antigonish Review, Plainsongs, and other journals. He was the Jane Kenyon Fellow at the Bennington College MFA program.
If you’re elected governor of Minnesota at the ripe age of 31, you’ve got a long political career ahead of you. Such was the case of Harold E. Stassen. In 1938, the moderate Republican became the youngest person ever to be elected governor of the state. As MN90 producer Marisa Helms reports, after Minnesotans re-elected Stassen twice more, he decided to aim for higher office. Throughout his life, he would run for president nine times.