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Kerry Conlin, of Fargo, left, found a box of love letters in her home from a WWII-era romance between actors Vicki Bakken of Long Prairie, Minn., and Preston Hanson of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Fargo woman uncovers WWII-era love letters in abandoned house

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FARGO - The wooden box was stained from age and covered with tattered canvas that gave no hint of the forgotten secrets it held.

At first glance, Kerry Conlin thought the plywood box was covering electrical wiring in the abandoned house in Kathryn that she and her husband, Paul, had bought to rescue from ruin.


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