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Bemidji hockey star Pelawa still remembered 24 years after car accident

Published 05/10/2010, Calgary Herald

George Dale Pelawa, six foot three and 245 pounds, had been approaching Paul Bunyan’s dimensions, literally and figuratively. The broad-shouldered teen was threatening the mythical lumberjack’s poster-boy status in these parts. But the burgeoning legend, a three-sport standout, died in a car crash, Aug. 30, 1986.

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