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Brian Korthals/Daily Globe Phyllis Doeden sits with some cooking utensils including a sausage maker and lefse board at her rural Worthington home.

Doeden reflects on Norwegian heritage

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WORTHINGTON -- Her father's parents were from Norway, her mother's parents were from Sweden, and her great-uncle's beard is in the Smithsonian.


"Hans Langseth is really my only claim to fame," said Phyllis Doeden of Worthington, who was chosen to represent Norway in the Daily Globe's "Our Diverse Community" series.

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