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Rochester woman among six McKnight Foundation service award winners

September 10, 2014 - Matt McKinney, Star Tribune.

Scarred by war or fleeing famine, some of the refugees who come to Melissa Eagle Uhlmann’s nursing class are burdened with dark stories. Their hellish accounts of forced evacuations at gunpoint, lost relatives and struggling just to survive leave Uhlmann amazed at her students’ resiliency.

“I don’t know how some of these people go through that amount of trauma and then get up out of bed and go to work,” she said...

Read the full article at the Star Tribune online.