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Reinbeck girl will serve as Kid Captain for Hawkeye home opener

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

A Reinbeck girl will be the first Kid Captain of the Hawkeye Football Season. The Hawkeyes take on Miami of Ohio on September 3rd. Kinzie Hemann, 7, will take the field and serve as Kid Captain.

Kinzie was diagnosed with von Willebrand disease Type 3 at a year old. It's a genetic blood disorder in which her blood is unable to clot.

Kinzie's parents are Josh and Heather Hemann. The Kid Captain program is in its eighth year. 

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