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This sculpture in front of MeritCare Hospital in Fargo was created by Matt Thompson, a 1997 Jefferson High School graduate.

'Hearts set on fire'

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The close of the centennial year of MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota, was celebrated with the dedication of a new sculpture added to the property.


The work of art was created by a former Alexandria resident, Matt Thompson, who is currently a graphic designer at MeritCare.

The sculpture stands nearly 11 feet high and, when viewed from an angle, an image of a heart emerges.

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