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Dan Manka, Fairmont, West Virginia, letter: Ninety-five years young

Published 09/07/2013, Grand Forks Herald

Last year I had the privilege to talk to a homesteader from western North Dakota. Her name is Grace. Sept. 13 is her 95th birthday. She was born 5 miles from Cartwright, N.D.. Her grandfather, William Johnson, lived with her family. He had endured the horrors of Andersonville Prison during the Civil War.

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