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Colorado Town’s ‘Frozen Dead Guy’ Celebrates 20 Years on Ice

Nederland's Frozen Dead Guy Celebrates 20 Years On Ice
Keeping Grandpa Bredo Ice Cold Takes Time, Money

NEDERLAND, Colo. -- Nederland -- a town where eccentric is the norm, where "Cloudland" is the nickname, and where for better or for worse, a Frozen Dead Guy is the stuff of legend.

"The one thing that Nederland is famous for is Grandpa Bredo," said Nederland resident Teresa Warren. "Seriously, I don't even know if he's in there."

For 20 years this month, Bredo Morstoel has been patiently waiting to be brought back to life.

But keeping Grandpa Bredo very, very cold for all these years has been no easy task.

And even in this quirky town, "The Ice Man" stands out.

Meet Bo Shaffer.

"I'm the guy that got picked to do this. I've been doing it 15 years," said Shaffer.

He took us up the winding mountain roads outside Nederland for "The Ice Run."

"The hardest part's

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