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Dr. Thomas Grams

Afghan shooting victim buried in Park Rapids Saturday

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A gentle soul who belonged to the world was laid to rest today in this small Minnesota town he grew up in.

Dr. Thomas L. Grams, 51, was assassinated Aug. 6 in a remote region of Afghanistan while he and nine medical relief workers were administering dental and eye care to impoverished Afghans.


The Taliban has claimed responsibility.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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