11-year-old US school massacre survivor to testify in Congress

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Washington (AFP) – An 11-year-old who smeared herself with her murdered friend’s blood to play dead during last month’s school shooting in the US state of Texas was set to relive her trauma before a panel of lawmakers on Wednesday. Miah Cerrillo, a fourth grader at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, will recount the terrifying ordeal when 19 of her classmates and two teachers were killed by an 18-year-old gunman. She is experiencing nightmares and is still healing from bullet fragments in her back and wrestling with trauma, her father, Miguel Cerrillo, told USA Today. Her testimony comes…

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