March 15, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 11

Dr. Bergren goes on a South Pole adventure

A long-time Petersburg doctor is now living and working in Antarctica. Dr. John Bergren, 50, is currently serving as the Lead Physician at McMurdo Station in Antarctica.

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Petersburg’s Dr. John Bergren landed on the Pegasus ice shelf runway, in Antarctica, in this Air Force C17. Dr. Bergen is one of 160 residents who will spend the southern winter at McMurdo Station.

Bergren is one of only 160 residents who will stay in McMurdo over the winte...

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