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January 7, 2015 at 10:00 AM

12th Fan of the Week: Cheering the Seahawks all the way from Chile

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The Seattle Times will highlight a 12th Fan of the Week throughout the season. Each fan will predict the outcome of the next Seahawks game against a Seattle celebrity and Times reporters and columnists.

Hillary shows off her front page The Seattle Times' front page after the Seahawks' Super Bowl victory.

Hillary shows off her front page The Seattle Times from the Seahawks’ Super Bowl victory.

Name: Hillary Carpenter

Resides: Concepcion, Chile

School: Shorecrest High School in Shoreline (1994 graduate), Washington State University (1998).

Family: Hillary and husband Trent have two high-energy sons, Pierce, 5; and Bronx, 3; and one adopted Chilean street dog, Andina.

Occupation: “Duena de la Casa — in Chile that means boss of the house, aka stay-at-home mom

Seahawks fan for: As long as she can remember. “Growing up in Lake Forest Park, my parents had season tickets, and every Sunday was their ‘date day’,” Hillary said. “My sister and I would go stay with our grandparents or have a babysitter.”

Mom and sons show off their Seahawks' spirit from South America.

Mom and sons show off their Seahawks’ spirit from South America.

Favorite Seahawks: Steve Largent, Curt Warner and Dave Krieg. But her current favorite is Russell Wilson. “My whole family screams, ‘Every day we’re Russelling dah dah dahdadadtadat’ non-stop on Sundays, in the car on the way to school, at dinner, etc.,” Hillary said. “It’s like our family cheer!”

Memorable moment: “Marshawn Lynch’s incredible 79-yard run vs. Arizona,” she said of the touchdown run last month. “HOLY CATFISH!”

Fast facts: Moved to Chile last January for her husband’s job — right before the playoffs. “I made my husband subscribe to Direc-TV’s NFL Sunday package before we even found a place to live,” Hillary said. “So we won’t miss a Seahawks game — and of course the Super Bowl!”

Prediction: Seahawks: 31, Panthers: 17 — “A couple sacks and our 12th Man will stop Cam Newton in his own tracks. With Russell running and the Lynch doing what he does, going Beast Mode, this will be a sure win!”

Want to be 12th Fan of the Week? Tell your story via our interactive “Where in the World Are Seahawks Fans?” map, and check out how fans do every week against a celebrity picker and Seattle Times staffers in “Seahawks Pick ‘Em.”

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