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When Mary Lou Kozitka learned that she had won an award for her caregiving services, it couldn't have come at a better time.

Kozitka, a nursing assistant at Lincoln Park Assisted Living, Detroit Lakes, and before that, at St. Mary's Nursing Center, was just a day away from undergoing major heart surgery -- an aortic bypass, to be exact.


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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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