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Dr. Lloyd Backus has developed his painting skills since he retired from Raiter Clinic more than 20 years ago. His watercolor paintings, such as the one shown above, are featured at a gallery showing in Duluth this month.

Retired doc finds fun in watercolor painting

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Dr. Lloyd Backus retired more than 20 years ago, but that doesn’t mean he stopped working. Soon after he put down the stethoscope, he picked up his new operating tools — a paintbrush and a blank canvas.


After taking some starter courses, his journey into the art world began.

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