Kate Jorgenson

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12-Year-Old Finishes Basketball Season Strong With Prosthetic Arm

A year-and-a-half after losing her left arm in a farm accident, Kate has proved she can do everything she used to.

02/23/2015

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Season Of Hope: A Wish For Kate

In this week’s “Season of Hope,” WCCO takes a trip back to Westbrook. In October, WCCO’s John Lauritsen went to a fund-raiser for Kate Jorgenson, an 11-year-old girl who lost her left arm in a farming accident last summer. On one of the snowiest nights of the year, WCCO’s John Lauritsen returned to deliver a big surprise to Kate and her family.

12/16/2013

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After Life-Changing Accident, 11-Year-Old Adjusts With Grace

At Westbrook-Walnut Grove Middle School, the dominant game of choice for 6th graders is lightning, and the dominant player is often 11-year-old Kate Jorgenson. “I like basketball and volleyball, but I like basketball a little bit better,” Kate said. It’s all pretty remarkable considering Kate is playing against her classmates with just one arm.

10/14/2013