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MARION (KWWL) -

The Iowa Hawkeyes announced their honorary kid captain for this week's Big Ten Championship game against Michigan State.  12-year-old Kaelea Butterfield, of Marion was picked to travel to Indianapolis for the game.

She had a difficulty breathing at a young age and was hospitalized five times.  She was later diagnosed with severe life-threatening asthma.

Now at the age of 12, Kaelea will be able to help cheer on the Hawkeyes in the Big Ten Championship game on Saturday.

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