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Photos: Remembering the buried and anonymous

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Remembering those who died
Lifeworks staff member Jodi Iverson pushes Joey Bourgoin as they, Steven Breyer, left, Jennifer Ziemer, right, and other Lifeworks clients lay flowers on gravestones at the Hastings State Hospital Cemetery in Hastings, Minn. Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. The group participated in a dedication ceremony at the cemetery for hospital patients who were once buried anonymously, with unmarked stones.
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The asylums are long gone, but the unknown graves remain in Hastings and around Minnesota. Advocates for the mentally ill have pressed to find the cemeteries and identify the dead.