Spencer Armstrong, 11, sits next to a poster he made with Willis D. Tucker’s photo at the Snohomish Library. He chose Tucker as the subject of his school research project. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Spencer Armstrong, 11, sits next to a poster he made with Willis D. Tucker’s photo at the Snohomish Library. He chose Tucker as the subject of his school research project. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

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