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Jordan Thorson has been named 10th in the state for his skills with the video game Halo.

Gamer takes state honors, strives for even more

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It used to be that children aspired toward becoming firemen, doctors or teachers. Today, the overwhelming popularity video games have found amongst teens has caused a new set of role models to, one might say, come into play.


Jordan Thorson, who recently wrapped up his freshman year at Detroit Lakes High School, has discovered the thrill of competitive gaming, and already plans to turn it into a career. His forte? Halo.

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