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Fargo Woman Receives AARP Award for Volunteer of the Year

82-year-old Vel Rae Burkholder started volunteering for the organization 22 years ago

FARGO, N.D. — Volunteering is the niche 82–year–old Vel Rae Burkholder didn’t know she was searching for 22 years ago. But when she finally found it, something else came along with it. “Do you feel as though you found your purpose?” “Yeah, that’s a good way of putting it,” Burkholder said. She’s done about 100 hours of service to AARP…