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Every man is more than just a number

Homeless Hero's uncle to get name on grave

Wilson Hall's grave in Brookside Cemetery will soon have his name and birth and death dates on the marker instead of just the number 345.

JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

Wilson Hall's grave in Brookside Cemetery will soon have his name and birth and death dates on the marker instead of just the number 345.

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History

Updated on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 11:36 AM CDT: Corrects name to Kelly Larkins of Brookside Memorials who has generously offered a flat stone marker.

3:47 PM: Clarifies the medical examiner's office reported that last year, about 75 bodies were turned over to them when they originally went unclaimed. All were identified, but in only about half the cases were the bodies later claimed by family.

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