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November 25, 2010

Jacob Harpel’s Thanksgiving Story

By Elizabeth Rice elizabeth rice

Eight-year-old Jacob Harpel from Glencoe, Minn., was diagnosed with a plum-sized brain tumor the day before Thanksgiving last year. He had aggressive brain surgery at Mayo Clinic in August to remove the tumor; with the surgery he had a 50% chance of losing his peripheral vision on one side and a 50% chance of speech […]

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Tags: 1136, 2868, 2871, 5279, 5292, 5294, 5306, 5335, brain tumor, Dr. Wetjen, EEG, Neurosurgery


March 26, 2010

Jill Camirand: Off and Running

By Jim McVeigh jim mcveigh

Jill Camirand likes to keep moving. When she finished college in New Hampshire the first thing she did was get on a train and go. She didn’t have a particular destination in mind, she just wanted to see where it would take her. Now some 10 years later Jill lives in Flagstaff, Arizona, and is […]

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Tags: 1136, 2868, 3640, 3719, 3723, 5292, 5333, Alyx Porter, brain tumor, Cancer, Jill Camirand, Mayo Clinic


February 3, 2010

Teen regains life after bout with brain tumor

By Julie Janovsky-Mason julie janovsky-mason

Raley Mae Radomske was all set to begin a new chapter in her life the summer of 2009 when the unthinkable happened. A national rodeo champion, Radomske, 18, experienced a seizure as she was readying for her move from her hometown of Ellensburg, Wash. to Las Cruces, New Mexico to start college. Days after settling […]

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Tags: 1136, 2868, 5294, 5308, 5333, brain tumor, Cancer, Mayo Clinic


July 16, 2009

Ali is seizure free and still dancing

By Catherine Benson catherine benson

When Ali Nowotny was just 15, she began to“blank out.” It was summer of 2006, and she was working as a waitress in her hometown of Rapid City, S.D. The episodes occurred about once a month, and left her “spaced out” for several minutes, slurred her speech and gave her headaches. Ali shrugged them off. […]

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Tags: 1136, 2859, 2868, 5292, 5294, 5335, Ali, Epilepsy, Nowotny, Rapid City Journal, Seizure


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