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Continued: North Dakota hopes Lawrence Welk's boyhood home will draw tourists of all ages to region

  • Article by: JAMES MACPHERSON , Associated Press
  • Last update: June 27, 2013 - 11:55 AM

Visitors still trickle in to see Welk's home but many are at least as old as the 80-something Schwab sisters. Fans from Canada and Alaska visited this week, along with an elderly Iowa woman who'd always wanted to see where Welk grew up.

"She cried when she arrived and said, 'I cannot believe I'm here,'" Edna Schwab said.

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