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FNS Photo by David Samson Loren and Monica Kersting are spearheading an effort to earn a Guinness World Record for signing up the most organ donors in an eight-hour period.

‘Give to Live’ shoots for world record

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FARGO — Monica Kersting is out to set a Guinness world record and she needs at least 4,136 people to help her do it.

The West Fargo woman leads the “Give to Live” challenge drive to sign up more than 4,135 people as organ donors in North Dakota in eight hours.
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Helmut Schmidt
Helmut Schmidt was born in Germany, but grew up in the Twin Cities area, graduating from Park High School of Cottage Grove. After serving a tour in the U.S. Army, he attended the University of St. Thomas in St Paul, Minn., graduating in 1984 with a degree in journalism. He then worked at the Albert Lea (Minn.) Tribune and served as managing editor there for three years. He joined The Forum in October 1989, working as a copy editor until 2000. Since then, he has worked as a reporter on several beats, including education, Fargo city government, business and military affairs. He is currently The Forum's K-12 education reporter.
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