Access Minnesota: Memoir of a gravedigger's daughter

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Hanel_LastOnes coverInterview: Minnesota author Rachael Hanel grew up in Waseca, Minnesota. But hers was not a typical childhood; her father was the town’s only grave digger. Her new book is titled “We’ll be the Last Ones to Let You Down,” which was the motto of her dad’s business. This week on Access Minnesota, Hanel shares her youthful experiences as an observer of death and grief until the sudden passing of her father forces her and her family to confront those issues head-on.

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