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Ashley Athmann, a student at North Dakota State University, registers to be an organ donor Saturday at the Alexa's Hope "Give to Live" event at the Fargodome during an attempt at a Guinness World Record for the most people to sign up as organ donors in eight hours, which is being witnessed by Philip Robertson, at right with the book. (Dave Wallis / Forum News Service)

‘Give to Live’ misses record

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FARGO — Sometimes word of mouth has the power to save lives.

During dinner Friday night at Santa Lucia, a group of volunteers encouraged their waiter to participate in Saturday’s “Give to Live” challenge.


“He said he would come, and he did,” said Kirsten Jensen, director of digital marketing for Onsharp, which handled the social media for the event.

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Meredith Holt
Meredith Holt is a Forum features reporter who writes a twice-monthly column on body image, weight loss (and gain), health and fitness. Her topics of interest include mental health, relationships and women's issues. She also does page design and copy editing, which she did for six years prior to joining the features staff in March 2012.
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