Catherine Gray finishes paying her respects to Howell Brown III, 13, during his funeral at Duke University Chapel on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Durham, NC. Brown died Friday after a five-year battle with cancer. Gray is an office assistant with the N.C. State Highway Patrol who met Howell as he spent time with troopers during on and off-duty times.
Catherine Gray finishes paying her respects to Howell Brown III, 13, during his funeral at Duke University Chapel on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Durham, NC. Brown died Friday after a five-year battle with cancer. Gray is an office assistant with the N.C. State Highway Patrol who met Howell as he spent time with troopers during on and off-duty times. Casey Toth ctoth@heraldsun.com
Catherine Gray finishes paying her respects to Howell Brown III, 13, during his funeral at Duke University Chapel on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Durham, NC. Brown died Friday after a five-year battle with cancer. Gray is an office assistant with the N.C. State Highway Patrol who met Howell as he spent time with troopers during on and off-duty times. Casey Toth ctoth@heraldsun.com

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