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Evelyn Berger, Perham, casts her vote for her 20th annual presidential election.

Perham's Evelyn Berger has cast ballot in 20 presidential contests

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By Jacqi Glenn

Guest contributor

As Evelyn Berger fills out her absentee ballot, she remembers all the elections she has voted in over the years. At 97, this Perham resident has voted in 20 presidential elections.


"This might be the last chance I have. I don't think I'll be around four years from now. I don't think so, but, you never know. I've fooled doctors before," grinned Berger.

Now, the doctors have told her she has terminal cancer.

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