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This year, Rotter and his group took second place out of seven teams with their ‘Aerial Aquatics’ piece. The swordfish in the center was almost 12 feet tall, said Rotter. Submitted photo

Occupational therapist has super chill hobby

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Eric Rotter knows what his perfect winter day would look like: 20 degrees and cloudy.

By day, Rotter is an occupational therapist at Perham Living and Perham Health. However, in late January, he and two friends turn into magicians and create stunning works of art from blocks of ice.


When it’s 20 degrees and cloudy, that is when the conditions are just right for ice sculpting.

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