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In this April 24, 2008 photo, Carl Larson, left and his brother William are seen at their farm house in Oklee, Minn. William Larson, 98, was found unresponsive in a field by a pair of hunters early Wednesday morning. He later died. Carl Larson, 95, was in fair condition Monday in a Thief River Falls hospital after suffering hypothermia while looking for his brother.(Minnesota Public Radio, Jeffrey Thompson)

Surviving Oaklee brother of deceased man writes letter: 'You took Bill's billfold'

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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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