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Within one year, Jerry Aaaberg survived a heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest. He is pictured here with his wife, Lori, and daughter, Brooke. Photo by Tara Bitzan.

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Many people would consider Jerry Aaberg a lucky guy. He survived both a massive heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest within one year.

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But Aaberg doesn't consider himself lucky just because he survived, he considers himself lucky because he is now at peace with the thought of dying.

A BRUSH WITH DEATH

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Tara Bitzan
Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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