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Jackson Man of the Year Named

By WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

JACKSON, Tenn.- The Jackson Exchange Club hosted their ceremony honoring the city's Man of the Year Award.

The honor for 2012 was giving to Dr. David Larsen, the founder of Faith Health Center which provides affordable healthcare for those without insurance or who are under insured.

Dr. Larsen left his more lucrative position as founder of Northside Medical Center to start the clinic, which is not-for-profit and relies heavily on volunteers and donations.

Dr. Larsen said the award came as a complete surprise.

"I'm just one person. I'm not anything unique, I'm an individual with a few gifts, to be honored like this is more than I feel worthy of, and yet it's the glory that God passes on," said Dr. David Larsen, the 2012 Man of the Year.

Dr. Larsen is the 68th Man of the Year honored with the award .