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Sen. Paul Wellstone virtual memorial launches ahead of 20th anniversary of deadly plane crash

MINNEAPOLIS – Nearly two decades after his death, the family of the late U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone is making sure all Minnesotans can visit his memorial and historic site.

A virtual, 3D tour is now available on the memorial’s website, which allows users to navigate the space and learn about Wellstone’s life.

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Sen. Paul Wellstone

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His memorial is in Eveleth, the site of the 2002 plane crash that killed Wellstone, his wife Sheila, daughter Marcia, three staff members and two pilots. It happened just 12 days before that year’s elections.


Source: CBS Minnesota

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