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Struggling to honour a fallen firefighter in Mackenzie, B.C.

Ross Kennedy was a firefighter in Mackenzie. He died because of cancer. Daybreak's Andrew Kurjata spoke to his wife, Sharon Kennedy, about her fight to honour her husband as a Canadian Fallen Fighter.

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