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Hastings family stands for Chiari awareness


Two-year-old Caleb Maaske has been in and out of hospitals and doctors' offices since he was 2 months old.

Caleb, the younger son of Hastings couple Chad and Rachael Maaske, started getting croup and strider every time he got sick. He would wake up in the middle of the night not breathing. He sometimes had trouble swallowing, had poor balance, delayed speech development and other issues.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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