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Column - A new-found family

Published 02/13/2009, Alexandria Echo Press

Lake Osakis buzzed with hope this past January 31 as a spring-like breeze blew across the frozen surface. This was a far cry from January 27, 2006, when the scream of a four-wheeler zipping across the lake followed by a deafening silence interrupted a good afternoon of ice fishing. That disruption began a three-year journey that changed my life forever – on January 31 of this year, I met the family who donated the organs that saved my dad’s life.

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