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Mike Omtvedt wasn't about to let hip replacement slow him down. He took a trip to the Holy Land just two months after having both hips replaced using a new anterior approach.
It was an ordinary trip for Randy Gruhlke to the store to fix his cellphone, when the clerk smelled his breath and was concerned by his behavior.
With hopes of returning to the state tournament her senior year, Maria and her team practiced faithfully. One afternoon while scrimmaging a week before section finals, Maria Haley took a slap shot to the head.
Duane Kostman was planning to fill a bird feeder in his yard. It’s something he does often, but this time the peaceful pastime took a painful turn. Duane slipped and fell — hard.
Prior to bariatric surgery, Candace Clark says she felt like she was slowly dying. Now, she has a lot more energy, and is able to work and keep up with her grandchildren.
Despite some fluctuating oxygen levels at birth, Lauren Hoel went home shortly after her birth in November 2011. But four days later, when her parents brought her in for a routine well-baby visit, they requested Lauren's oxygen levels be retested.
It’s hard to keep Marva Sahs down. She recently completed her 30th American Birkebeiner, a 50-km cross-country ski race. This would be impressive under any conditions, but Marva has twice come back from knee surgery to take on the challenge.
Angela Joan Adkins has unspecified dementia. Her music therapist took a unique approach to bring back special memories by playing a song written by Joan's son, Guy, who passed away after a battle with cancer.