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Tammy Peterson, middle, depended on support from her sisters Renae Casperson, left, and Lynn DeVault, to survive a near-death experience four years ago. Peterson will tell of her experiences at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at Lakewood Community Church. Submitted photo

A journey of survival: Woman to speak on personal tragedy

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It was Nov. 11, 2005, when Tammy Peterson returned to her home in Warroad to find her estranged boyfriend waiting for her. He was drunk and had a .22 caliber rifle in his hand.


As Tammy tried to escape out the door, he chased her and began to shoot - 11 bullets tore through Tammy's body. The shooter took his own life, but Tammy fought to survive.

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