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Columbia, SC (WLTX)- For the past several weeks Kennedy Branham, 14, has been in and out of the Palmetto Health Children's Hospital continuing to battle brain cancer.

Her grandfather, Fred McCurdy, tells News19Kennedy was a fighter but unfortunately lost her fight with cancer Friday just before 11 a.m.

Community Comes Together to Support Kennedy

Kennedy found out she had a brain tumor just before her 13th birthdayinFebruary of 2012. The community rallied around the teen and did several fundraisers and events to help support her during the difficult time. She most recently took the field with the Gamecocks during their last home game against Clemson.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been made.

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