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President of Minneapolis' DeLaSalle High School dies of lung cancer

Brother Michael Collins led DeLaSalle for twenty years and served on various Catholic education committees. The high school saw enrollment double and contributions soar under his guidance. He died at age 71, less than a month after he was diagnosed with lung cancer.
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Brother Michael Collins led DeLaSalle for twenty years and served on various Catholic education committees. The high school saw enrollment double and contributions soar under his guidance. He died at age 71, less than a month after he was diagnosed with lung cancer.

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