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November 25, 2010

Jacob Harpel’s Thanksgiving Story

By Elizabeth Rice 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 (@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 (@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 (@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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