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Family activities are important for the Sabelkos. Above, they pause for this picture during a summer vacation last August in the Door County peninsula. Submitted photos

River Falls man fights the odds, fights for his life

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Jeremy Sabelko's wife, Amber, calls him "very competitive, very stubborn, someone who always wants to win."

"I'm hoping that attitude will make a difference," she said Friday night, Jan. 25, at their home four miles east of River Falls. "I hope Jeremy takes it out on his cancer so he doesn't let the sickness win."


Lying on the couch next to her, Jeremy adds: "I'm going to fight for my kids."

The Sabelkos' two children, Rylee and Parker, are ages 7 and 4.

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
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