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By SHERYL SCHMECKPEPER
Norfolk Daily News 

African medical student continues great-grandfather's legacy

 

January 9, 2019



NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — Megan Tarantal never met her great-grandfather.

But she's continuing the legacy that he created when he cared for the people of Pierce County. Which is why she recently traveled from her home in Capetown, South Africa, to Northeast Nebraska.

"I wanted to connect with my roots and get to know my great-grandfather," Tarantal said to the Norfolk Daily News . "I had heard a lot of stories about him. He left a legacy."

Tarantal's great-grandfather was Dr. John Calvert, a noted physician who worked out of his office on Main Street in Pierce for 55 years. He was also active...



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