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As it fell upon the unlikely hero Frodo Baggins to bear the One Ring to Mordor and destroy it in the fires of Mount Doom, so I have been assigned to deliver a Thanksgiving message.


I'll start by saying I'm glad "The Return of the King," the last of three films based on J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, is coming to the big screen Dec. 17.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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