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Soccer star's mother dies 3 days after championship

Hiroyo Klink was hospitalized with a brain hemorrhage during her son's final game for Kalani

By Michael Tsai

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 13, 2013

~~<p>In her last conscious act, Hiroyo Klink made sure that her son Leo would have the opportunity to cap his high school soccer career on the field celebrating a state championship with his Kalani High School teammates.</p>
<p>Klink, 52, died Tuesday, three days after collapsing in the stands during the second half of Kalani's stirring 3-2 state championship victory over Punahou. As she was being placed in an ambulance with what was later diagnosed as a brain hemorrhage, Klink insisted that no one tell Leo until after the game, said Paul Klink, Leo's father.</p>
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In her last conscious act, Hiroyo Klink made sure that her son Leo would have the opportunity to cap his high school soccer career on the field celebrating a state championship with his Kalani High School teammates.

Klink, 52, died Tuesday, three days after collapsing in the stands during the second half of Kalani's stirring 3-2 state championship victory over Punahou. As she was being placed in an ambulance with what was later diagnosed as a brain hemorrhage, Klink insisted that no one tell Leo until after the game, said Paul Klink, Leo's father. Login for more...



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