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Benefit planned Feb. 17 for family of Sortland baby

Published 5:52am Monday, February 10, 2014 Updated 6:10am Monday, February 10, 2014

A benefit for the daughter of Ashley Lien and Scott Sortland is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at the VFW in Fergus Falls.

Aubree Jo was born 15 weeks early, weighing 1 pound, 1 ounce. She spent 103 days in the neonatal intensive care unit where she fought for her life while suffering from a brain bleed and several infections.

She recently had surgery on her hip. She will be in a cast, which covers most of her body, for the next several months.

 

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