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KONNIE LeMAY

So you’ve decided to travel around Lake Superior and earn your Circle Tour bragging rights. The excitement (and maybe some anxiety) of this epic journey can span months of careful planning for some. Read more

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PICTURE THIS OF BRIMLEY, MICHIGAN

In September 2016, Marion Eavou came to live – and to die – in the Robert and Helen Ball Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Every minute of her eight months there, someone in her large family stayed with her. Read more

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Small Town Caregiver

Claire Duquette

Recently a family brought a newborn to Jan Penn, a nurse practitioner at Essentia Health Ashland Clinic. They didn’t need medical advice; they needed Jan to pose for a photo with the child, the fifth generation of the family to come to Jan for care. Read more

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Larry Carpenter

A town with a population of fewer than 2,000 may not sound like a medical haven, but Nipigon District Memorial Hospital provides state-of-the-art care beyond what might be expected of its remote location. Just ask Judith Taylor. Read more

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Our society wants us to look at people with dementia as incomplete. They are viewed as defective, helpless and confused. This emphasis on the defects of the afflicted person doesn’t tell the whole story. Read more

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Courtesy Jessica Wyatt

Thunder Bay researcher Dr. Mary Lou Kelley finds new ways to provide “comfort, quality and dignity” to the end-of-life experience in remote communities and in long-term care facilities. Read more

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One dollar and 38 cents – that’s what one guest at the Beacon House in Marquette left for an overnight stay there. The payment envelope also had a note that explained he gave all he had, keeping just enough to get home. Read more

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It seems appropriate that a mom and her newborn became the first patients at the birth of a new hospital. The baby, born the night before, and mother were the first patients on the hospital’s opening day, March 6, 2011. Read more

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