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Soup can be a great meal at any time of year, but especially when winter winds begin to blow. Area hospital chefs have offered some of their best healthy soup recipes to keep you and your family warm this season.
Marion City Manager Lon Pluckhahn, 48, was about to kick off a health initiative several years ago when he realized how important it was to lead by example. Overweight as a youngster, he had become fit in college as he regularly worked out playing racquetball with a roommate on the hockey team. But over the years, his weight crept up on him, peaking at 336 pounds on his 5-foot 11-inch frame.
By Cindy Hadish
Carole Butz and her husband, Mick, marked 50 years of marriage in June, but it was difficult to celebrate their milestone. Mr. Butz was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2008 and while he still recognizes her, “I’m not sure he knows I’m his wife,” said Ms. Butz, who retired from her job at Coe College to become her husband’s caregiver.