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Eric Hylden / Forum News Service Lloyd Olson works on equipment designed especially for people in wheelchairs called “Freedom Trainer” — it adjusts to the height of the person in the wheelchair. Mike Bonewell is helping Olson work on strength in his arms.

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA; Restoring strength, self-esteem and confidence, program helps cancer survivors get ‘back into life again’

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GRAND FORKS — After her bout with bladder cancer two years ago, Carilynn Maw, 76, of Grand Forks, said she could do everything she’d done before, “but I was tired.”

Looking for an exercise class last fall, she said, “I wondered, ‘Gee, am I going to keep up?’ “

Then, she spotted an ad for a LIVESTRONG class that was starting in October at the local Altru Family YMCA and decided to sign up.

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