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David Quam of Bemidji has been interviewing veterans of World War II and posting their stories online. "World War II veterans are going to be gone soon," said Quam, explaining why he has focused on WWII vets instead of all veterans. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

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Man's project aims to 'let them tell their stories'


While downtown one evening, David Quam saw an older man standing in front of the Freedom Fighters Veterans Memorial, intently focused on the World War II monument.

"I've been here all day and not one person has come here to look at these monuments," said the man, pausing. "Nobody cares."

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