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Dallas girl killed in explosion seen on video prior to blast


February 21, 2019

DALLAS (AP) — The family of a 12-year-old girl who died in a natural gas explosion at her Dallas home has released cellphone video the girl recorded in the minutes leading up to the blast.

Linda "Michellita" Rogers is shown in three separate short videos last year preparing her hair and wearing her uniform in preparation for a cheerleading event.

She speaks quietly so as not to wake her family in the early-morning hours. The last video, shot in hyper speed as she braided her hair, was recording when the explosion occurred Feb. 23.

Her mother and three other family members escaped the rubb...

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