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Jim O’Dell, who helped bring dragon boat races to Gainesville, bids Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club farewell
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Jim O'Dell poses for a portrait on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. O'Dell has been a big part in building a prominent program at Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club since the early 2000s. - photo by Austin Steele
Since before the turn of the century, Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club has held a prominent place in the heart of Executive Director Jim O’Dell.