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Misti Fykstra

Misti Fykstra

Other

Several years ago I had a routine physical done at the Hull Medical Clinic where my doctor found a lump on my breast. I was scheduled at that time to have a diagnostic mammogram done. It was then confirmed that I did indeed have a lump on my breast and was recommended by my doctor to have that lump surgically…

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Aubrey Drake

Aubrey Drake

Physical Therapy

I entered into the Dordt College volleyball program as a freshman in the fall of 2015. I came in as a strong recruit and was excited to play for Dordt for the next four years of college. Little did I know that I was headed into a much different journey than I had planned. Not even a week into our…

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Ken and Julie Dragstra

Ken and Julie Dragstra

Hospice

A verse of “Amazing Grace” that most people may not have heard echoes in Ken and Julie Dragstra’s minds. This verse, which talked about their family, was composed by their son, Chris — and sung at his funeral last March. The 36-year-old died after a battle with Huntington’s disease.

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Keith Heidema

Keith Heidema

Physical Therapy

My name is Keith Heidema, and I am a senior track athlete at Dordt College. Over my past four years as an athlete, I have had the opportunity to work with Trent Geleynse, a physical therapist from Sioux Center Health, multiple times a week and have been very pleased with my experience. I didn’t know what to expect at my…

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Brooke Zylstra

Brooke Zylstra

Pediatric Therapy

During January of 2016, I developed a terrible pain in my extreme lower back and glute area. It was so painful that I had trouble sitting in class and even standing. With it being the middle of basketball season, my parents knew we had to do something soon in order to keep me moving. My mom had been to Leah Destigter at Hull…

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Raelle Van Maanen

Raelle Van Maanen

Birthing Center

Every child comes with a unique story of how they were born into the world. There is excitement and nervousness leading up to having a child of not knowing exactly when it will be born or how things will go. The process with our first two children went very well and were similar to each other and so we thought…

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