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Published October 14, 2011, 12:00 AM

Mertz Thanks Man Who Saved Him

Rich Mertz reaches out to thank Thomas Lund (right) and Aaron Hinnenkamp, who both work at Amsoil Arena in ice maintenance. Mertz was skating at the arena on Oct. 6 when he caught a skate blade to the jaw, cutting two arteries in his neck. Quick action by Lund and Hinnenkamp may have helped save his life. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)
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