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Baily Bennett, a little boy of uncommon courage

Tacoma recently lost one of its bravest little citizens, Baily Bennett. A few months ago, I wrote about how his parents struggled with insurance loopholes that threatened his care, and I wrote about his incredible courage facing down cancer. The insurance problems were finally resolved, but Baily, age 4, lost his fight with cancer last week.

Yesterday afternoon, Life Center Church filled with friends and family who came to celebrate Baily‘s life. Most were dressed in Baily’s favorite colors, red and black. Tacoma firefighters came in uniform. Baily would have liked that. He loved fire fighters and spent

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