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Ryan and Taryn Krumwiede have been living and working in Minneapolis for the past eight years. In 2009, the couple started a charity, called Ella’s Halo, which brings ‘comforts of home’ to families staying in ne-onatal intensive care units. Submitted photo

Where are they now? Doing big things for little ones

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Editor’s note: This is the third in an ongoing series of stories on Perham High School graduates who now live out of the area and are involved in unique and interesting things.


            “Out of difficulties, grow miracles.” –Jean de La Bruyere, French philosopher 

Sometimes, the tiniest feet leave the largest footprints.

Little Ella Krumwiede is a precious example of this. Born prematurely at 24 weeks, Ella weighed barely more than a pound at birth.

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Marie Johnson
Marie Johnson (formerly Nitke) came to the Perham Focus after several years as the Education and Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Herald-Review of Grand Rapids, Minn. She lives in rural Ottertail with her husband, Dan, and their spunky yellow lab, Louisa.
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