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Mahnomen Co. Deputy Chris Dewey and his wife Emily Dewey

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As Mahnomen County Deputy Christopher Dewey continues to struggle with his recovery after being gunned down on duty, it's difficult for his boss not to be by his side.


"I want to go out there and just hold him by the hand and be like, 'Come on, Chris, we're getting better starting now,' " said Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier.

But with Dewey about 1,000 miles away in a Colorado hospital, that isn't always possible.

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