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.
Producer Tammy Bobrowsky visits the Headwaters Handbell Choir in Bemidji.
Wendell Affield grew up on a farm near Nebish, Minnesota. He’s a Vietnam Veteran, wounded during his tour of duty on a gunboat in the Mekong Delta, and author of the Vietnam War memoir, “Muddy Jungle Rivers.” Wendell is currently reading the complete works of Anne Sexton, the Pulitzer Prize winning American poet. The Beat is a daily reminder that, in Minnesota poetry matters, and Minnesota poets prove that every day.