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Jean Wedin celebrated 90th birthday last week

A former model and actress trained for roles in major productions, La Conner’s Jean Wedin was just fine with a small gathering honoring her 90th birthday Feb. 5.

The COVID-19 pandemic restricted the number of people who could share her special milestone event on Friday. But that didn’t dampen enthusiasm for the local celebration.

“There were four of us,” Wedin told the Weekly News in her trademark upbeat voice, “and we were very careful.”

The new nonagenarian showed her mastery of technology beforehand, posting on social media photos and clippings from her storied career for those unable to vi...


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