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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • Man, Brown, attacked by bear loses eye; brother says face was crushed

  • The brother of a man attacked by a black bear in northwestern Wisconsin says he has a long road to recovery.
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  • The brother of a man attacked by a black bear in northwestern Wisconsin says he has a long road to recovery.
    Bob Brown says his brother, Jerry, lost his left eye when the bear attacked outside a cabin near Shell Lake Monday night. Bob Brown tells WEAU-TV his brother's face was crushed and that surgeons have already done some surgery to repair the damage. He says the bear also bit his brother's arm.
    The 63-year-old patient is recovering at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, Minn. A hospital spokeswoman says Brown is in stable condition Thursday.
    Jerry and Bob Brown's brother, Randy, shot at the bear as it attacked and it ran away.
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