'Something special': Star basketball player caps emotional day with a state title

Just hours after laying her father to rest, Julie Spencer led her team to their first-ever state basketball title and took home MVP honors.

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Friends and family of James Spencer gather at his memorial service in Toledo, Wash., on Saturday, March 8. Spencer, 58, died last month after a year-long battle with melanoma.
Photo by KIRO Radio/Brandi Kruse
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Original article: 'Something special': Star basketball player caps emotional day with a state title



Brandi Kruse, KIRO Radio Reporter
Brandi Kruse is a reporter for KIRO Radio who is as spontaneous and adventurous in her free time as she is on the job. Brandi arrived at KIRO Radio in March 2011 and has already collected three regional Edward R. Murrow awards for her reporting.

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