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After a journey to Las Vegas ends in sorrow, a brotherly bond endures

After a journey to Las Vegas ends in sorrow, a brotherly bond endures

A brotherly journey from Alaska to Vegas ends in sorrow

By Joe Mozingo

Oct 6, 2017 2017 | Reporting from Anchorage

Brian MacKinnon drives the car rented by his friend Adrian Murfitt through Las Vegas after the Strip reopened. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

He strolled into a western-wear store with money to spend, fresh off a record season fishing sockeye salmon on his friend’s purse seiner.

The Alaskan gray and drizzle was setting in and Adrian Murfitt couldn’t wait for...

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