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Jamie Mercier at her Moorhead home with her children, Sadie, 12, left, and Shelby, 9. The 36-year-old single mom from Moorhead has terminal melanoma cancer and in April was given six months to live, a prognosis she has since surpassed. David Samson / The Forum

Hope for the holidays: Cancer-stricken Moorhead woman finds support in an unexpected place

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MOORHEAD - Two weeks ago, Jamie Mercier was flipping through a phone book looking for a chiropractor to relieve some lower back pain.


Today, she's astonished by the kindness of strangers.

Mercier's unexpected surprise came after a visit to the HealthSource Clinic in Fargo, where she sought relief from back pain caused by a tumor near her stomach.

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