A heartfelt story

At rally against domestic violence, Brooke Spencer’s mother relives daughter’s last days

By Bill Donovan
Special to the Times

GALLUP, Oct. 9, 2014

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(Times photo -- Donovan Quintero)

TOP:"Remember My Name" candlelight vigil participants quietly hold their lit candles on Sunday evening in Gallup. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

BOTTOM: LeAnn Yazzie wipes her tears away while speaking of her daughter, the late Brooke Spencer, on Sunday at the "Remember My Name" candlelight vigil in Gallup. Yazzie's daughter was killed by her ex-boyfriend in 2005 during a domestic dispute.