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Paradise Lost

This hero drove a school bus through the towering inferno, helping 22 little kids and two brave teachers escape.

Paradise after the Camp Fire, November 2018. Photo c/o Wikimedia Commons.

Deep into this tale of disaster and determination, I muffled tears. We should still be strong for those who made it out of Paradise alive.

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Brooke Ramey Nelson

Brooke Ramey Nelson

Native Texan & Mizzou Journalism grad. I’ve worked in newspapers, politics, PR & as a high school pubs adviser/AP English teacher. TOP WRITER?