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    Jen Stern, better known as ‘Slingin' Gritz’ on roller rink, is recovering from a broken ankle sustained in a roller derby collision. A separated mom with three kids who works as a bartender, Stern is on a high-deductible insurance plan and faces thousands of dollars in medical bills.

Jen Stern, better known as ‘Slingin' Gritz’ on roller rink, is recovering from a broken ankle sustained in a roller derby collision. A separated mom with three kids who works as a bartender, Stern is on a high-deductible insurance plan and faces thousands of dollars in medical bills. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
Jen Stern, better known as ‘Slingin' Gritz’ on roller rink, is recovering from a broken ankle sustained in a roller derby collision. A separated mom with three kids who works as a bartender, Stern is on a high-deductible insurance plan and faces thousands of dollars in medical bills. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com

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