6th-grader mows lawns to buy a gravestone for his dad

A story about an 11-year-old from North Dakota.

An 11-year-old Fargo boy spent his summer working a pretty typical summer job: mowing lawns.

Except Brandon Bakke had something extra special he was saving up for.

See, Bakke had been adopted. And when he learned his biological father had recently died and was buried without a marker, the sixth-grader decided to save up and buy his dad a gravestone.

Head over to WDAY to read the emotional story.

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