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Routt County in photos: Dec. 21, 2013

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Laura Steinke so enjoys her interactions with elderly residents of the Doak Walker House at Casey’s Pond Senior Livingin the middle of the night, she declined a chance to move to the evening shift. Doak Walker was the 1948 Heisman Trophy winner and a Steamboat Springs resident in his later years.

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Dawn Patrol: Nursing assistant stays up all night with Doak Walker residents

Laura Steinke never had imagined herself sleeping through the daylight hours and working all night, but when the traffic in Colorado Springs began to wear on her, she returned to Steamboat Springs to take a position at the former Doak Walker Care Center just months before its recent move to Casey’s Pond Senior Living.

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