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Newport resident and Holiday Train volunteer Emily White takes 'sentimental' ride

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In 2002 Emily White and her husband Tom drove from their Newport home to Tinucci's Restaurant for a view of the passing Canadian Pacific Holiday Train.

It was the first year the Holiday Train, adorned with Christmas lights, traveled through the U.S. but there wasn't yet a south Washington County stop on the route.

So that year they just watched as the train passed through town.

"That was the last thing we did together," White recalled.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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