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Ironwood man taking path to become deacon

IRONWOOD - Gerard Lauzon drives a school bus for the Ironwood Area Schools, and he used to run a photography business.

As of last fall, he also participated in a Rite of Candidacy Mass at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Marquette. That event celebrated his commitment in studying to become a deacon.

"I'm actually now finishing up my second year of the education and formation process," said Lauzon. "I still have three more years. It's a 5-year process."

Along with his mentors, he shared the winding road of his spiritual journey in interviews during the past week.

Lauzon's history wi...