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Dr. Thomas Grams, at left, served one of his overseas assignments with American Dr. Don Lippincott. Grams made several trips to Afghanistan, India, Nepal and other regions to serve as a humanitarian rendering dental care. He loved the missions and the people he served, his family said. (Submitted photo)

Park Rapids native murdered overseas

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The murder of a Park Rapids graduate who left a flourishing dental practice to help people in impoverished countries has been heart wrenching for his family and the small community he attended school in.


"He was just a great person," said a choked up Tim Grams, identical twin brother of Dr. Thomas Grams, 51. "He didn't strike you as that type of person, but he was."

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