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(Courtesy of Bufe Family archive)

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Left: Otto Metzger Bufe IV served for 24 years at seven different Michigan lights: Point Iroquois (1898-1902, 1905-1907); Keweenaw Waterway Upper Entrance North (1902-1903); Au Sable Point (1903-1905); Port Austin Reef (1907-1909); Brush Point (1910-1913); Round Island St. Mary’s (1913-1916); and Grand Marais (1916-1922). (Courtesy of Bufe Family archive) Center: During the time he was a ward of the Navy, a very young Otto Bufe shows off his Japanese dress complete with oil paper umbrella which was a traditional gift given to a 16-year-old at his rite of passage in Japan. (Courtesy of Bufe Family archive) Right: Otto served in the Cavalry in Wyoming for only four months during the Spanish-American War in 1898. (Courtesy of Bufe Family archive)
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The Unordinary Life of Otto M. Bufe
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