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Sharon Krueger listens as her husband, Paul Krueger, reads from a plaque he had made honoring her for her lifesaving efforts until help arrived after he had a heart attack last May. John Stennes / Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks wife beats husband to life, wins award

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GRAND FORKS - Sharon Krueger of Grand Forks won an award Wednesday for saving the life of her longtime love, Paul Krueger.

She won it by hitting him very hard for a long time, she said.


Sharon and several others, including a police officer who gave Paul CPR, were honored at the Grand Forks Police Department's annual awards ceremony.

It was May 10 and Sharon was visiting with friend Tammy Rodacker on the Kruegers' deck while Paul pushed the mower around the lawn.

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