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Published May 06, 2014, 12:00 AM

Ryan Nelson

Ryan Nelson, 21, addresses the Grand Forks City Council after receiving the Community Fire Shield Award from Mayor Mike Brown and Fire Chief Peter O'Neill (left). Nelson pulled his roommate Matthew Heisler from their burning house, which allowed Heisler to live three more days and donate his organs.
Read the article: UND student who pulled friend from fire lauded by City of Grand Forks