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Professor David Hendrickson's daughter dies in accident

Whitney Hendrickson, 18-year-old daughter of CC Professor of Political Science David Hendrickson and his wife, Clelia DeMoraes, died Tuesday in a tragic accident while fueling her vehicle on West Colorado Avenue. Whitney was home for spring break from her freshman year at Grinnell College in Iowa. She was an exceptional person, full of life and love.

A service to celebrate her life was held at 3:30 p.m., Friday, March 20, in Shove Memorial Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave. As a college community, we offer support and gather for comfort in this time of grief. A news item also has been posted on the Grinnell College Web site:

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