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Buchanan teen stands for graduation after long COVID-19 battle

BUCHANAN — Doctors told Hannah Blumka she wouldn’t be able to walk again.

But before that, they had told her she would never regain the ability to breathe – independent of a ventilator.


Hannah Blumka, who was put into an induced coma due to COVID-19 complications, shows off her mortarboard Wednesday at her Buchanan home.


A high school graduation banner hangs outside Hannah Blumka’s home in Buchanan. Hannah continues to recover from COVID-19.

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