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Caleb Peterson stands with his high school friend Jared Fern, at a benefit held in Peterson's honor on Jan. 23.

Community rallies behind UW-RF student who is battling cancer

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While most of Wisconsin was cheering on the Packers during the game Jan. 23, Caleb Peterson had his own rally of fans in attendance at a benefit held for him at Badlands Golf Course.


Peterson's mom, Julie, said there was a huge outpouring of support at the benefit, "I am not sure we have an accurate count, but it was standing room only after the Packer win!"

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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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