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Senator Hoeven Visits After Teen Writes Letter

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It took a written letter to get North Dakota Senator John Hoeven to come visit the students at TGU Granville on Friday.

Kimi Ofsthun, a school employee wrote to Senator Hoeven asking him to visit the school, speak with the children and have lunch together. After learning all she does for the school, Senator Hoeven decided to show up.

"I told where I work. I work in the kitchen, help the cooks out, make the salad bar and do dishes. In kindergarten, I help the class out. Preschool, I help them out. Then I vacuum at the end of the day. I voted for him past years and he is my favorite senator,” says Kimi Ofsthun a TGU employee.

"I thought what a great young lady. She is doing so much for her school, and if there is some way we could work out a visit, I would love to do it. And, the kids went all out. They really went above and beyond. It was really nice of them to do it,” says Hoeven.

Ofsthun says Hoeven is her hero, and she hopes to follow in his footsteps one day.

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