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Mathew Griswold of Woodbury enjoyed playing for local citizens and fellow soldiers while serving in Iraq. He says he hopes to do that again now that he has been recalled. Submitted photo

Local soldier, musician recalled to Iraq

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Military veteran and singer-songwriter Mathew Griswold's dreams of fame and a successful music career have been abruptly put on hold. He has been recalled back into the United States Army for another tour.


Griswold, a Woodbury resident, returned in December after spending five years in the Army in hopes of pursuing his music, but six months later, his plans changed when the unwanted letter arrived in the mail.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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