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Carl Larson (left) and his brother William have coffee April 24, 2008, at their farmhouse in Oklee, Minn. (AP Photo/Minnesota Public Radio, Dan Gunderson)

Remaining Larson brother writes letter: 'You took Bill's billfold'


Carl Larson, 95, sits at his kitchen table these days and writes.

Mostly, he writes thank-you notes to people who sent flowers, wrote letters or signed cards of sympathy for the loss of his brother Bill, 98, who died of exposure last month after wandering from the farm home they shared outside Oklee, Minn.

But one terse note, addressed to "the ones that brought cake and sympathy cards to my home," went to the Oklee newspaper, which published it this week.

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