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Dr Hiram Baker is the doctor who served Walnut Grove. His office was in the same building as the post office. When the town went bankrupt many people moved to Winoka, he stayed behind to take care of Lars Hanson. Lars heath failed and Walnut Grove fell into despair. When the people came back they helped Dr Baker restore the town back to its former glory, Lars managed to see Walnut Grove thriving again before he died. Played by Kevin Hagen (April 3, 1928 – July 9, 2005)
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Kevin Hagen only started acting at the age of 27 after working in Germany as a young man. At one point he considered being a lawyer but went into acting instead. His most famous role was as the empathetic Doc Baker on 'Little House.' He reprised the role in a one-man show entitled 'A Playful Dose of Prairie Wisdom.' In 2004, Hagen was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. He is now deceased.
Am reading the "Little House" series to my daughter. She loves these! And later we'll watch some Little House TV episodes and compare.
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