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Meet Rick Worrel!

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It was a cool, spring morning in May when thousands gathered to support the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network for a 5K run through Theis Park.  "I wanted to beat my time, so I had been training on my own," Rick Worrel said.

The year before, Worrel had some heart issues but was well and ready to get back in the race. He was running alongside his 16-year-old daughter, Brooke Worrel, who ended up crossing the finish line a short distance ahead of her dad. But as she waited for him at the finish line, he never came.

"I turn, and there's a group forming, and I realized who it is," she said.  There, lying 25 feet from the finish line, was her dad who went down with a "widowmaker" heart attack.  Read More Here.

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