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By Byrne Bennett
The Record-Times 

The heart of Reardan

Hogan is a friendly face to many


Last updated 12/18/2022 at 2:03pm

Byrne Bennett | The Record-Times

Longtime Reardan local Pat Hogan takes photos at the Davenport vs. Reardan basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 13.

REARDAN–Pat Hogan found his life's calling in serving others. His joy is infectious, and his encouragement knows no bounds. But it wasn't always like that.

As a child growing up on Waukon Road, east of town, Hogan had to compete with a bottle for his father's attention. Alcohol in his home made his childhood "painful."

After attending school in Edwall for eight years, he transferred to Reardan for the ninth grade. During his sophomore year, his father, driving drunk, hit a train and was hospitalized.

Hogan moved to Spokane and attended Rogers High School to be near him.

A year later, upo...

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