WCCO provides today’s “life’s not fair” lesson, reporting the death of Jesse Brewington of Hampton, Minnesota. Brewington, a lead State Patrol dispatcher, was found to have incurable stomach cancer last year, but he hoped to be married on July 30, the seventh anniversary of his first date with Karlyn Smith.
It didn’t work out. His condition deteriorated too badly for a wedding, and he died yesterday, the station reports.
The station profiled Mr. Brewington last April…
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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