Young survivor of Texas school massacre tells U.S. Congress of day’s horror

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By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A fourth-grade survivor of last month’s mass shooting at a Texas elementary school told U.S. lawmakers that after the gunman murdered her teacher and friends, she smeared blood on herself in a desperate bid for survival. Miah Cerrillo, 11, and the parents of multiple young Americans killed and wounded in a spate of recent mass shootings testified on Wednesday before a congressional panel as a bipartisan group of senators negotiates to see if there is any compromise on gun safety that Democrats and Republicans can agree to. “He told my teacher ‘goodnight’…

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