(AP) Hobart Anderson of New Ulm turned 80 recently and with his birthday came a surprise. He got a birthday card signed by Collette Hartung. She was his teacher _ 70 years ago. He says he was very, very surprised.
Hartung saw an article about the honor in The Journal of New Ulm and mailed the card. She said it was a wonderful opportunity to send a surprise.
Hartung is still living on her own in Hutchinson and is in her 90s. She was in her early 20s when she taught Anderson's third and fourth-grade class.
The association tends to the historic house of Wanda Hazel Gag, author of the classic children's book, "Millions of Cats."
Information from: The Journal, http://www.nujournal.com/journal
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