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Memorial for Kali Breisch to be Held Today

Memorial for Kali Breisch to be Held Today



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(KSL News) -- A special memorial will be held today for the Salt Lake City girl killed by a tsunami.

Hundreds are expected to come and honor the life of 15-year-old Kali Breisch, including many of Kali's fellow Skyline High School students.

The memorial service starts at 3 PM at Kingsbury Hall at the University of Utah.

Kali and her family were vacationing in Thailand when the tsunami struck.

When the wave hit, Kali and her brother Jai were swept away. Only Jai survived.

JaiRam Breisch, Caught in Tsunami: I saw this wave coming that was 2, 3 stories high... And they say it was traveling 300 miles an hour, I don't know."

Stu Breisch, Tsunami Victim's Father: I dearly miss my daughter. I would give anything to have Kali back. And yet I trust that there's some reason that this happened to us."

Though the family found a picture of Kali's body at a morgue, they haven't been able to recover her remains.

A contact in Thailand is still trying to locate her.

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