Boy Mows Lawns to Raise Money for Late Father's Gravestone

Eleven-year-old Brandon Bakke of Fargo, ND, is teaching everyone some valuable life lessons about family, hard work and knowing where you came from.
2:33 | 10/05/16

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Numbers slowly turned to fallen. Discovery sixth grader Brandon thought. Cranked up to John Deere yet another mauling. This summer. He's had a few. He's had his choice buying hot fliers all along. Ran in spent the summer mowing lawns for neighbors and strangers. Raising money not for himself but so I'm gonna spend that on the gravestone. For a stranger by the name of Terrence. A man he's never meant to have lots of action by the gravestone. For him. At Dakota monument in south fired artists and designers have been working with branded coming up with a perfect mark. On her friend and wished he just asked Maher mar questions it turns out that this summer as Brandon began asking questions about his. Biological family. He learned his biological father had recently done and was there without a mark. Think. If anybody should going on in life it is not a choices that they've made or anything. Brandon would mow lawns and have lemonade stands all summer long raising money to buy his father a monument. A father he never knew that this happened body to pop open. After carefully stands selling measuring. Cutting and blasting us the workers at Dakota monument slowly began to see the piece of granite come to life. This would be a son's gift to his father. Even though they're meeting would come in the form. We feel very proud. Yeah missed the chance to know his past even though there's so much missing but that's who he is and here's. So I was proud and so for days of planning body grinding and polishing. You don't six years of what it's okay. A boy his heart and a stone. Since formal. Yeah. Those who help make this don't stood back and watch this important chapter in this young man's life it's just really surreal. I'm really happy for him. Yeah he would if he could see if you'd be. Very accountancy.

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