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Lana Jackson sits in her ambulance while on duty recently at the Fargodome. She says the most difficult aspect of her job is not gory scenes but rather the emotional effects medical emergencies have on people. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Local first responders talk about toll of on-the-job tragedies

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By: Emily Welker, INFORUM


FARGO - For those in a medical crisis, a paramedic on the way can seem like an approaching angel.

So it’s appropriate that “Angel,” by Sarah McLachlan, is F-M Ambulance paramedic Lana Jackson’s karaoke song of choice.

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