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When this tree falls, he will feel it

Caretaker loses long fight to keep ailing elm alive

“Nothing lasts forever,’’ said caretaker Frank Knight of Yarmouth, Maine, shown with Herbie the elm tree . “Nothing lasts forever,’’ said caretaker Frank Knight of Yarmouth, Maine, shown with Herbie the elm tree . (Fred Field for The Boston Globe)
By Jenna Russell
Globe Staff / December 27, 2009

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The experts shook their heads and told Frank Knight it was over: Once Dutch elm disease showed up, nothing could be done. (Full article: 1198 words)

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