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Charlee Roos loved the “buddyship days” she shared with her father when she was a kid. He would take her out for Mickey Mouse pancakes, attend all her soccer games, and go to her dance recitals, “even though he didn’t really get dance competitions.”
He was her best friend, Ms. Roos says.
Two days before Christmas, Kyle Roos died...