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6,000 pieces later, Monroe resident completes puzzle
Raymond Bratzke cracks a smile while sitting in front of a recently completed 6,000-piece puzzle he worked on over two winters inside his home in Monroe. (Times photo: Anthony Wahl)
MONROE - It took him two winters hunched over a table in his basement, but he finished a 6,000-piece puzzle. "It took me two days just to flip over all the pieces," Raymond Bratzke said. Raymond, or Ray, said he has been working on puzzles ever since he retired in 1982.

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