Amy (left) and Sean Degerstrom cuddle with their son Benton.
Benton Degerstrom was named after a constable on the Canadian crime drama, Due South. He never took a single step or spoke a single word, but during his 25 days on earth he gave his parents the tools to help others who feel helpless.
Emily Hart will graduate from the Detroit Lakes Alternative Learning Center in May, earning her high school diploma with several college credit classes under her belt before moving to Arizona to attend Grand Canyon University. Barbie Porter photo
One may be hard-pressed to find someone who didn’t know a teen that was considered to be living on the edge.