Finding Norwegian roots in Minnesota
WILLMAR -- When early immigrants from eastern Norway organized a reunion in 1913 in Fargo, N.D. to celebrate their common heritage, they gathered in the woods for a group photograph.
Old men wearing suits, women wearing long black dresses and hats and squirmy children who are blurred in movement are frozen in a moment of time when home still really meant Norway.
Descendents of people from that same region of eastern Norway will host a similar reunion this week in Willmar.
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