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Continued: Old reliable: After nervous start in 1943, trumpeter has played thousands of military services

  • Article by: CHUCK RUPNOW , Leader-Telegram
  • Last update: July 29, 2013 - 12:06 AM

Former Barron Mayor and Barron County Supervisor Bard Kittleson expressed his thoughts of Kirkwood, saying: "I know of no one who has given as much of his time and talent to the benefit of mankind than Chuck Kirkwood."

Kirkwood isn't sure how long he'll continue to perform.

"I said I will keep going until I miss more notes than I hit," he said. "I feel good, and I enjoy doing it."

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