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We'll always have Bemidji: Santorum wistful about sweater vest maker in campaign wrapup

Bemidji Woolen Mills occupied a prominent spot in Rick Santorum's speech wrapping up his presidential campaign. Santorum reminisced about visiting the factory that produced so many of the vests worn by the candidate and his followers. For a time Santorum was giving a vest to any donor of $100 or more.
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Bemidji Woolen Mills occupied a prominent spot in Rick Santorum's speech wrapping up his presidential campaign. Santorum reminisced about visiting the factory that produced so many of the vests worn by the candidate and his followers. For a time Santorum was giving a vest to any donor of $100 or more.

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