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Zach Gabbard

Perham player has heart surgery Friday; still in critical condition

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Zach Gabbard underwent emergency heart surgery Friday morning and is now resting comfortably, according to his CaringBridge website.

Nearly 100,000 visitors have visited Gabbard's CaringBridge site since the 17-year-old Perham basketball player collapsed on the court during a game in Glyndon, Minn., on Thursday, Jan. 20.


Gabbard was taken to Sanford Health in Fargo and later transferred to University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview.

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