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Alachua County Veterans Service Director Jim Lynch Reflects On The Past Two Decades

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The man who has helped veterans in Alachua County for more than two decades is retiring. The veteran community in Gainesville consists of 20,000 people. Jim Lynch has helped secure benefits for many of them. WUFT’s Erica Cordell sat down with Lynch on the eve of his retirement to talk about the past twenty years on the job.

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