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Elsie Moren, a Minnesota native, died a nationless woman after her citizenship was revoked following her marriage to a Swedish immigrant. The Senate is considering a resolution apologizing to the thousands of women in the early 20th century that lost their citizenship due to the Expatriation Act of 1907. (Submitted photo)

After a century, Two Harbors woman in line to receive posthumous apology from U.S. government

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TWO HARBORS -- Last year newspaper readers learned the story of Elsie Moren, a northeast Minnesota native whose marriage to an immigrant in the early part of the 20th century resulted in the loss of her U.S. citizenship.


Now, decades later, the U.S. Senate is pondering a resolution offering a posthumous apology to the Two Harbors woman and thousands of others like her.

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LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native that began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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