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City names playground to honor ‘young hero’

Posted: Thursday, Oct 24th, 2013

• Family funds new play equipment at Arrowhead Park

BROOKINGS – The Brookings City Council honored a young hero Tuesday, naming a section of Arrowhead Park the Davis J. Lee Memorial Playground.

It was a retired Army brigadier general – Councilor Keith Corbett – who called the young man a hero.

“He was a hero,” Corbett told the council and audience. “Just one day after his second birthday, he died of leukemia. And I think he proved to all of us that heroes come at all ages. He was a fighter.”

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