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Handing out bags of Rocheport artifacts

December 14, 2011 | 12:00 a.m. CST
Brett Dufur, right, hands out paper bags of artifacts to Rocheport residents Jesse LaPuma, 24, Jessica Long, 26, and Paul Melcher, 62, on Dec. 7 at the MU Museum Support Center. The artifacts are from a 1982 archaeological dig that took place in Rocheport, Mo. Dufur has spent almost the last decade tracking down all of the boxes. "I feel like a kid in a candy store on Christmas," Dufur said before opening the boxes.

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