Dr. Bergseng, Cubulco, Guatemala

“Despite being so far from home that every communication required two translations, it turned out Minnesota was not actually that far away. During a gallbladder removal, Dr. Bergseng realized he was going to need some help. Calling to an OBGYN on the team for assistance, she came over to lend a hand. After some casual conversation, he learned that his fellow doctor practiced in Portland, Oregon, but was originally from Minnesota. Shocked and curious which part of Minnesota his colleague hailed from, Dr. Bergseng asked what town. Despite all odds, both were from Edina and were graduates of Edina High School.”

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