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Tyler Shipman's 1986 Fiero GT was on display Saturday during the Tyler Shipman Memorial Car Show in Frazee. Fiero enthusiasts from across the country helped Shipman restore the car before he died in February. Dave Olson / The Forum

Car show dedicated to Frazee Fiero fan who died of cancer

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FRAZEE, Minn. - This town's annual summer celebration is called Turkey Days, but on Saturday, it became a Fiero festival.

About 50 examples of the 1980s-era Pontiac were out in force as part of the Tyler Shipman Memorial Car Show, named for the 18-year-old rural Frazee man who died from cancer in February.


In November, as his illness began to slow him down, Shipman used an Internet forum to ask for help restoring his 1986 Fiero GT.

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