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Angels abundant in rural Arlington

Posted: Monday, Jan 21st, 2013

In the "angel room" of her rural Arlington home, Jeanette Pedersen shows off some of the 1,000 or so angel collectibles she has gathered over nearly 40 years. Photo by John Kubal/Register

Collection holds more than 1,000 heavenly messengers

BROOKINGS "Angel of God, my guardian dear, to whom God's love commits me here. Ever this day be at my side, to light and guard, to rule and guide. Amen."

That age-old childhood prayer still dear to many adults played a big role in the life of Jeanette Pedersen, of rural Arlington, and led to her collecting angel figurines and other objects featuring images of these heavenly messengers.

Jeanette recalls that as a child she loved her grandmother, who had a picture of a guardian angel.

For the complete article see the 01-21-2013 issue.

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