The two Barbs

On the left, Barb Argotsinger. On the right, Barb Ansorge.

BY DOLORES CULLEN

“How’s your husband? How’s his photography business?” someone asks Barb Argotsinger. It’s just another day in the mixed up world of Barb Argotsinger and Barb Ansorge, two Storm Lake women who frequently get mistaken for one another. It’s Barb Ansorge’s husband Bob who’s the photographer, by the way.

Both Barbs are about the same height and up until recently both wore glasses. They both wear a pleasant smile and they both work at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center.

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