Published 12/11/2010, Grand Forks Herald
Now 75 and retired after a long career as an elementary school teacher, most of that in Thief River Falls, David Stromlund has collected enough buttons to become known around the region as Mr. Buttons. Children, especially, know him by that name, and mail addressed to “Mr. Buttons, Thief River Falls,” has been delivered to his door.Word count: 936
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