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Pastor Vern Returns to Work After Traumatic Brain Injury

March 5, 2019

Pastor Vern Returns to Work After Traumatic Brain Injury

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An offer to help a friend turned into a trip to the emergency department for Pastor Vern Christopherson, who has made a remarkable recovery thanks to prayer, community and a dedicated care team.

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Tags: Ann Leland, Emergency Department, Trauma Center, Traumatic brain injury


Cancer Patient Crochets Blankets of Comfort and Hope for Others in Need

January 16, 2018

Cancer Patient Crochets Blankets of Comfort and Hope for Others in Need

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Five years ago Bill Schluter began crocheting as part of his recovery from short-term memory loss. Since then, he’s made hundreds of blankets and given them away to help comfort others.

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Tags: Cancer, Colon and Rectal Surgery, prostate cancer, Traumatic brain injury


April 28, 2015

Mayo Patient, Fort Hood Survivor Receives Purple Heart

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U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Patrick Zeigler came to Mayo Clinic after being wounded in the 2009 shooting at Fort Hood, and has made several return visits to share his story and support his comrades. Last month, he received the purple heart. 

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Tags: Military, purple heart, Traumatic brain injury


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