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Holly Bergo once led an active life as a nurse for Cass County Public Health. She had to retire from her job after being diagnosed with a rare, progressive lung disease and now awaits a call for a double lung transplant. (David Samson/The Forum)

Fargo woman keeps faith after double lung transplant 'dry run'

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FARGO - A recent "dry run" to the Mayo Clinic Transplant Center hasn't diminished Holly Bergo's faith she will get a new pair of lungs.


The former Moorhead public health nurse, whom The Forum profiled in June, has a rare, incurable disease that reduced her lung function to 16 percent. A double lung transplant is her only shot at getting her job and her old high-energy life back.

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