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Seattle Times: Tahoma's Christian Behrens

February 1, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Tahoma’s Christian Behrens fulfills promise after heartbreaking year

By Sandy Ringer, Seattle Times staff reporter

Christian Behrens, Tahoma high school basktball player, is one of the top players in the talent-rich SPSL. He missed half of last season with a torn ACL, then his father died of brain cancer.

The pain in his knee paled against the ache in his heart.

Christian Behrens believed his basketball abilities would come back. But his father was lost forever.

Two days after Christian underwent surgery to repair a shredded anterior cruciate ligament on Feb. 19, 2010, B.J. Behrens died at their Maple Valley home following a 16-month battle against brain cancer.

“He was my biggest fan,” Christian said.

Read more here: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/

  1. AJ lopeman
    February 2, 2011 at 9:54 pm

    Your in my prayers Christian. I also lost a loved one this week.
    ~AJ

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