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Friday, January 29th, 2010
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Marion Local High School teacher Patrick Minnich stresses the importance of patriotism in his classroom. Minnich, who will be deployed to Afghanistan in April 2011 with a U.S. Army Reserves unit from Columbus, is the Ohio Veterans of Foreign Wars' high school teacher of the year.

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MARIA STEIN - Marion Local High School teacher Patrick Minnich has lots of heroes but they are not the ones who throw game-winning touchdowns, hit the most home runs in a season, star in blockbuster movies or record chart-topping songs. [More]
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