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Over $25,000 raised at Nathan Johnson benefit

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Over 1,000 people attended the benefit for Nathan Johnson on Sunday, Oct. 24. The community effort raised $25,000 in support of the Johnson family.


Nathan, 9, is awaiting his second heart transplant. The Perham boy is listed as 1A status in the region, meaning he'll get the first heart available.

"It was a wonderful outpouring of support and we couldn't be more pleased with this community," Organizer Pastor Phil Booe of St. John's Lutheran Church of Corliss said.

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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