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Life Without Limits

Barbara Angerhofer knew where her incontinence was likely to lead and wanted a different lifestyle. Surgery gave her back her freedom and the ability to live life without her eye on the bathroom door.

Baby Blue Eyes

Baby Isaac sits on his dad’s lap grinning. “I wanna be an all-star” says his onesie. Thanks to early detection of a serious medical problem, prompt pediatric surgery and winning parents, he’s already there.

Miracle in the Woods

Who could’ve predicted the Pratt family’s New Year’s Eve Odyssey? Or the string of miracles that saved the life of their beloved father? “Nobody could have scripted this better,” says daughter Claudia.

The Littlest Angels

A neonatal intensive care nurse in Fargo, Alexia Stein had helped hundreds of tiny babies survive, thrive and go home. Why not her own? What can possibly help the Stein family get through this heartbreaking time?

See How She Runs

A fierce competitor on the grade school soccer field, today Laura Roesler takes the running world by storm. But she’s still that quiet North Dakota girl with a kind, soft heart.

A Woman Knows...

Marsha Holman knew she needed surgery to remove a large uterine fibroid. But she wasn't quite ready for a hysterectomy or a lengthy recovery. Welcome to the world of robotic OB/GYN surgery!

Victory for Team Thompson

Three cheers for "Team Thompson" from Oakes, N.D.! In the game of weight loss, Steve and Becki put together a winning combination – including Sanford's Weight Loss Surgery Program.

Slimming Down, Revving Up

Her weight kept going up and her life kept spiraling down. At 250 pounds, Carolyn Motl felt like she was running out of options. What difference could a 100-pound weight loss make?

All in the Family

Fans of the Minnesota Vikings know that number 69 – Jared Allen – brought unbelievable energy to the defensive line this past season. Now meet his cousin and aunt from Fargo and see how they tackle obesity.

Less is More

Jason and Tiffany Anderson hold up a pair of men's denim shorts – size 58. Jason used to wear them. Today both fit into them, one in each leg. How did they do it?