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Ann Schmitz, who lives in north Fargo, is the mother of Todd Schmitz, the longtime swimming coach for Olympic gold-medalist Missy Franklin. David Samson / The Forum

Schnepf: Missy Franklin's coach has North Dakota ties

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Like so many other Americans, Ann Schmitz of north Fargo knew the outcome before she started watching Monday night's telecast of the Summer Olympics.


"I knew the results, yet there I was jumping up and down going crazy in the middle of my living room," Schmitz said.

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