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Our View / Jim Oberstar memorials: Seize chance to honor a legend

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Bill Richard was Congressman Jim Oberstar’s chief of staff for 20 years, but even he wasn’t able to travel to the Washington, D.C., area in May to attend his friend’s funeral and burial. He and his wife had planned a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Nepal and elsewhere overseas. Skipping the trip would have meant losing many thousands of dollars.


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