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WW II Skier Battles Heart Disease (pkg)

Posted by danasparks, Apr 16, 2014

'Mayo 150 years serving humanity' 150th Sesquicentennial LogoHe's a veteran of the WW II 10th Mountain Division and survived intense fighting during his tour of duty in that war. But decades later George Nelson faced another battle. This time a serious heart problem took him to Mayo Clinic for a highly specialized operation.   [TRT 3:25]

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This is a special report produced for the Mayo Clinic 150th Anniversary Collection of Stories. To view other stories and learn about Mayo Clinic's sesquicentennial, please click here.


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