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Kansas seminarian believed drowned after saving life of kayaker on river

Kansas seminarian believed drowned after saving life of kayaker on river

| Christopher M. Riggs | July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Brian Bergkamp, a seminarian from the Diocese of Wichita who was studying at a Maryland seminary, is believed dead after saving the life of a woman who fell into the Arkansas River July 9.

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Boy’s heroism spurs Wisconsin players’ trip to New York for his funeral

Boy’s heroism spurs Wisconsin players’ trip to New York for his funeral

| Benjamin Wideman | February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the first 20 minutes of their 12-and-a-half-hour bus ride from upstate New York back to Manitowoc, Wisc. head coach Phil Budervic and five members of the Silver Lake College of the Holy Family men’s basketball team sat silent.

It was a time for reflection, considering what they’d just been part of.

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