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Photo by Rachelle Klemme. Carl Meinhardt (center) is surrounded by family, including sons Don Meinhardt of Cokato and Ray Meinhardt of Wadena, at his 103rd birthday party.

Meinhardt remembers the horse and buggy days

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Born Jan. 7, 1909, Carl Meinhardt remembers the horse and buggy days of the rural Midwest.

The centenarian has lived in Wadena, close to son and daughter-in-law Ray and Cora Meinhardt, for about two years. Originally from Fargo and Gwinner, N.D., he now resides at Comfort Care Cottage where his 103rd birthday party was celebrated.


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