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‘Bear is Broken’: Willmar, Minn., native son makes mark in literary world


A love of literature that got its start in Willmar, a Master of Fine Arts degree from Cornell University in New York, a creative writing fellowship at Stanford University in California, a law degree from Berkeley and a successful day job as an attorney in Alabama was blended together to help launch the literary career of a Willmar graduate whose first novel hit bookshelves nationwide this month.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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