Wednesday, May 30, 2012 By Aaron Brown
“I’m proud of him,” Hoikkala said. “Everything he got, he earned. He had no help from anybody else.”
Hoikkala of Hibbing described young Dylan as “independent, patient and restless,” and said he can see the high school version of Dylan in the current version.
“Basically he doesn’t pretend,” he said. “Everything he says and does, whether it’s good or bad, he’s always himself.”
Read the whole story here. The ceremony Tuesday capped off more than a week of shared celebrations of Dylan's musical and artistic legacy in his hometowns of Duluth and Hibbing, Minnesota.