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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2000 - Community. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. January 25, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/9371/show/9270.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2000 - Community. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/9371/show/9270

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 2000 - Community, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed January 25, 2015, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/9371/show/9270.

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Title Houstonian 2000
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Students of the University of Houston
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Language English
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Digital Collection Houstonian Yearbook Collection
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Title Community
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript Tk CotueK' MktilM UtiE bum tk btiglittit' In January of 1999, Kim Perrot, the feisty starting point guard for the Houston Comets, announced that she had been diagnosed with lung cancer. Perrot had fought and won two WNBA championships for Houston, but it was now time for her to fight for herself and for her life. It wasn't easy for Perrot to take a leave of absence from the team, especially since she loved basketball and had played the game all her life. She was born in Lafayette, Louisiana and played for the Southwestern Louisiana, making a name for herself in college basketball. She when Perrot passed away later played professionally surrounded by family and around the world. Then the WNBA was started and Perrot was given the chance to play with the Comets by Comets' Coach Van Chancellor. The petite basketball player quickly made her mark and showed, not only friends. Although Many fans were devastated by the loss, they chose to celebrate Perrot's life by supporting Kim's Place, an organization for cancer patients. As the Comets battled it out with the New York Liberty fans cheered the team on with banners and the coach, but Houston and signs that said "#3 for#10' the world that she could play the game. Throughout her fight with lung cancer, Perrot kept up her spirit and cheered her teammates on as they made their way toward a third championship. It was August 19, 1999 The Comets defeated the Liberty 59-47. The Comets had won their third WNBA Championship and they did it for their teammate, Kim Perrot. Houstonians will never forget the tiny point guard with the big heart. • by Linda Canales HoaStmCoweR Faeti Since the team was created, the Houston Comets have won three championships in a row. During its third season, the Comets unexpectedly lost one of its team members, Kim Perrot She inspired many young fans to strive for their dreams. . Loud and pnoud A Houston resident set up a sign in honor of Kim Perrot for everyone to honk their horn. pfioto by Pin Lim KmP&a The unexpected death of Kim Perrot touched many Houston fans, inspiring them to celebrate. pfioto by Barry Watson ftigk and nag tig pfioto by Barry Watson Comets basketball players rode on floats during a parade to celebrate their sweet victory. pfioto by Barry Watson Kim PERROT • 279 278 communiTY