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Grand Forks resident Sally Jacobson stands in front of Altru Health System's new Our Living Legacy donor wall. Jacobson, who received a liver transplant in 2006, is the keynote speaker at a ceremony commemorating the wall tonight. Among the donors highlighted is her granddaughter, Nora Elisa Kristvaag Pedersen, whose image is at the top of the wall pictured here. Herald staff photo by John Hageman.

Grand Forks woman marks milestone for donation that allowed her to live

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Today, Grand Forks resident Sally Jacobson is celebrating the birthday of her liver, which turns 90.

Such a celebration might seem strange, but also strange is the fact that the liver is older than Jacobson, who is 69.


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Jennifer Johnson
Jennifer Johnson is the K-12 education reporter for The Grand Forks Herald.  Contact her if you have any story ideas or tips and visit 
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