Stillwater man returns home after visiting every country in the world

WCCO reports John Rheinberger just completed his goal he set as a child -- visiting every country in the world. His last stop? Somalia.
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WCCO reports John Rheinberger just completed his goal he set as a child -- visiting every country in the world. His last stop? Somalia.

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