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Northern Minnesota Bigfoot Research Team member Don Sherman, along with partner Bob Olson of Deer River, hold a pair of plaster casts of what they believe are Bigfoot prints. The casts were taken after reported Bigfoot sightings were found near Bena and Walker. Pioneer Photo/Molly Miron

Patterson-Gimlin film inspired Bigfoot interest

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Don Sherman of Cass Lake said he became interested in researching the existence of Bigfoot after he saw the Patterson-Gimlin film.

He and Bob Olson of Deer River make up the Northern Minnesota Bigfoot Research Team.


The film depicts what appears to be a female Bigfoot with pendulous breast moving quickly away from the Patterson, the filmmaker.

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