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Sanborn Central/Woonsocket freshman Tanna Kingsbury (34) is hugged by senior Marissa Weber (25) as senior Kelbi Dean (23), sophomore Tayla Weber (24), and junior Morgan Selland (32) walk off the court at the end of a Class B state first-round girls’ basketball game Thursday in Huron. (Sean Ryan/Republic)

Cancer-free Kingsbury has awe-inspiring moment at Class B tourney

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LETCHER — Very rarely is there a moment in sports where the entire venue isn’t concerned with winning or losing.

That moment belonged to Tanna Kingsbury, of Letcher, Friday night at Huron Arena as she stepped out onto the court.


On March 28, 2013, Kingsbury was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, a type of cancer that affects large bones in juveniles and young adults.

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Brooke Cersosimo
Brooke Cersosimo is The Daily Republic's sports editor.