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Cottage Grove's Lisabeth Mackall to sign book about police husband Frank Mackall's injury and recovery

Lisabeth and Frank Mackall. (Bulletin file photo)

The wife of injured police officer Frank Mackall is signing her new book that explores the family’s journey following his accident.

Lisabeth Mackall recently published “27 Miles: The Tank’s Journey Home” and will be signing copies from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 13 at The Book Corner at Seasons Marketplace in Woodbury.

The Mackalls live in Cottage Grove. While working as a Savage police officer, Frank was severely injured in a squad car crash in early January 2012. Lisabeth left her job as a speech therapist and rehabilitation director to focus on Frank’s recovery. She wrote about the experience online, which served as the basis for the book.

“The story is a journal-based, true life emotional walk through a real-life trauma experience,” she said.

Frank is a former Woodbury police officer and Cottage Grove reserve officer.

Scott Wente

Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011.

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