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Photo by Amy Dalrymple/Forum Communications North Dakota native John O'Connor, shown Aug. 17 near Grassy Butte, returned to his home state this year to work in the oil fields. When he's not working at a salt water disposal well, O'Connor rides his mules in the Badlands.

ND native in Grassy Butte area to fulfill bucket list

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GRASSY BUTTE -- North Dakota native John O'Connor left the state at age 25 because the "doggone winters" were too tough.

Now at age 63, O'Connor is back in his home state to cross something off his bucket list: working in the oil field.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at adalrymple@forumcomm.com or (701) 580-6890.

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