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Family loses deceased brother's car on Christmas Eve

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Krystal Rose's brother's 1991 Honda Accord helped her get back on her feet, but when the mother of four woke up Thursday morning the car had been stolen from her apartment's parking lot. Krystal Rose's brother's 1991 Honda Accord helped her get back on her feet, but when the mother of four woke up Thursday morning the car had been stolen from her apartment's parking lot.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Krystal Rose's brother's 1991 Honda Accord helped her get back on her feet, but when the mother of four woke up Thursday morning the car had been stolen from her apartment's parking lot.

"I was leaving for work, and I looked down and the car was gone," Rose said. "Everything tumbled."

Rose uses the car to get her kids to daycare and get herself to work.

"I don't know what to do," she said. "We need that car so badly right now."

She also needs it to visit her father, who she says is battling brain cancer.

"He's doing real bad, so I need to be able to go visit him," she said.

The car also has sentimental value. It belonged to her brother, Harland, before he died in 2012.

"My mom gave it to me, and the car is meant to keep us safe," Rose said. "It's the only thing I have left of him other than pictures."

Her son even put a decal on the back honoring Harland.

But now the car is gone, and this family is left searching for answers.

"It's going to be very difficult for all of us if we don't find it," Rose said. "I just want what's best for my family."

The car is a 4-door 1991 white Honda Accord, license 307ZIS. It has a cracked windshield in two spots on the right front window passenger side, and a fin on the back.


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