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Former Vale woman’s daughter recovering after losing leg to rare infection

Abbie Metge rests in a hospital in Salt Lake City recently. Metge was diagnosed with a deadly bacteria that forced doctors to amputate her right leg earlier this month. (Submitted photo)

A phone call saved Michelle Metge’s daughter.

The 10-year-old was recovering from a tractor accident when circumstances turned for the worse earlier this month. The family, with long ties to Vale, now lives . . .

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