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2008 Rosemount High School graduate Emily Werness had better get used to living in a tent. It will be her home when she spends 11 months traveling the world to do mission work.

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After graduating college, Emily Werness went to work at a desk job in her field. While she’s grateful to have found employment, it quickly became apparent that she wasn’t in the right place.


“I’ve had a couple of days at work where I realized I really don’t have a heart for this,” said Werness, who works in marketing research.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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