Cottage Grove police officer Mike Vandervort hugs Melissa, a woman he arrested for DWI a decade ago. Melissa celebrated her 10 years of sobriety by surprising Vandervort Thursday, Dec. 19. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Gratitude, new life a decade after DWI charge
It only takes a brief moment to take a life or save one. Melissa said her life was spared the evening she was arrested for driving drunk.
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