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I graduated from high school 62 years ago and have never attended a single class reunion.

Maybe if I had, I would have been able to chat with Mike Sweeney, whose name escaped me at first the other day when my brother, Rob, texted me his obituary on Sunday morning asking whether I knew the gentleman.

There were about 250 of us guys who graduated from Benilde High School in May 1962.

It was a big class and we're now dying pretty regularly from the obits I've read.

The Pioneer Press ran the following:

Obituary: Mike Sweeney, former Pioneer Press crime reporter and CEO of the Twin Cities Newspaper...

 

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