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The Lansing Journal journeys: Ireland and Malta

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Submitted by Marti Benne

Marti and William Benne traveled to both Ireland and Malta — a journey that included football, a newspaper office, the Mediterranean coast, and a return to a birthplace.

“It was an experience of a lifetime,” Benne said of the trip.

William Benne holds a printed-out version of the Lansing Journal beneath a sign for The Irish Times newspaper. (Photo provided)
The Bennes went to the Notre Dame vs Navy football game in Ireland. (Photo provided)
Marti Benne holds a printed copy of the digital Lansing Journal in front of a sign for The Malta Experience. Marti was born in Malta and hasn’t returned to the country since. (Photo provided)
Malta is an island in the Mediterranean Sea off the southern coast of Sicily. (Photo provided)

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Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.