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Vietnam veteran Butch Borchardt has authored a book of poetry.

Veteran’s poetry seeks to heal, help

A Woodstock resident and relentless supporter of veterans, U.S. Army veteran Orville “Butch” Borchardt never has taken the easy way out of anything. Drafted into the military in 1970, he […]

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