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By Paula Quam

Forum News Service

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- When word got out that a Navy veteran was denied a table inside a Brainerd restaurant last month after being questioned about his service dog, the news spread fast.


After an article in the Brainerd Dispatch, the story made its rounds in other media outlets, and the pain and humiliation that Paul Connolly of Brainerd said he felt that night soon turned into something else – awareness.

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