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Samantha Swanson and Sarah Northey, both 18-year-old Somerset High School seniors, spent much of their Saturday helping to run a benefit for Moriah Everson, an 11-year-old Somerset girl undergoing surgery for her epilepsy.

Benefit raises more than $11,000 for Everson family

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With more than 250 hours of service registered, Somerset High School senior Samantha Swanson has gone above and beyond the 80 hours SHS requires of its graduates. But she said she's never felt so touched by any service she's done before than by her volunteer time at a benefit on Saturday, Jan. 26. The benefit was to support Moriah Everson, a Somerset fifth-grader who is undergoing surgical procedures for epilepsy.


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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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