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Organ donation connects two ‘Tiger’ families living many states apart

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A web of friendship, augmented by social networking and Tiger pride, brought a ray of comfort into a local family’s tragedy. It’s a story that played out online, watched by friends, family and dozens of Northwestern High School alumni.


“The emotions involved, all of us just sat there and cried,” said Christy Potthier Poppe of Rice Lake. “I’m so proud of everyone for all they’ve done.”

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