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The man behind Charlie’s Restaurant — known for his rice pudding and for owning the restaurant where business people from the East Brainerd Mall would meet daily — has died.


Abas “Charlie” Korchari, 86, of Brainerd, died with his family at his bedside Sunday at Good Samaritan Society-Bethany in Brainerd.

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