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Turning 80 demanded a special present like this tandem parachute jump for Everett Vaught of Hudson. (Submitted photo)

The sky was the limit for Hudsonite's 80th birthday

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When Everett Vaught turned 80 last December, he decided he wanted to mark the milestone in a special way.

One of his children, Cindy McGuire, said her dad wanted to go skydiving so that is what his children gave him for his birthday gift. Turns out that McGuire along with three of his four grandchildren decided to join him in his adventure. They all took the leap on June 13.


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Meg Heaton
Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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