Rutland, N.D. on road to recovery
Hal Nelson's family rushed to the Hennepin Burn Center in Minneapolis, hoping doctors were wrong when they warned that he might not make it through the night.
Four times it happened.
Once, doctors talked to the family about unplugging life support and letting Nelson die peacefully, but the family wouldn't for religious reasons.
"And because Hal's strong," said his sister, Tami Tipton.
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