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It wasn't Nirvana, but Cobain's home for sale

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ABERDEEN, Wash. -- This month marks the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's final studio album, and to celebrate the occasion, fans can buy the childhood home of late frontman Kurt Cobain, complete with his mattress.

Cobain's mother is putting the 1.5-storey bungalow two hours outside Seattle on the market this week. To help sell it, the family is offering a glimpse into the early life of Cobain through photos shot at the house, including one of a teenage Kurt smiling, guitar in hand.

The home, last assessed at less than $67,000, is being listed for $500,000. The family says it would also welcome a partnership to make it into a museum.

-- The Associated Press

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition September 26, 2013 C1

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