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Former Brazilian exchange student Sergio Guerra was back in Minnesota visiting friends when he fell from a ladder and broke his hip. A member of the Rosemount High School class of 1987, Guerra's old classmates have rallied to help him recover and get home.

RHS grads rally around injured friend

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Sergio Guerra has a love for English. During high school, that love led the Brazilian to Rosemount. Between 1986-87 Guerra spent a year at Rosemount High School learning the language and making friends.


Karen Yuen, a member of the RHS class of 1987, met Guerra in concert choir, which was headed by Steve Boelkhe.

“We became fast friends. 27 years later, we are still friends,” said Yuen.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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