Pastor Explains How Girl Played Dead to Survive

Girl's Tale of Survival
1:58 | 12/16/12

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time we're hearing how one little girl survived the massacre and my colleague lara is back now with that story. Incredible story. Unbelievable story. 16 kids in this classroom. One survived. I spoke last night with the pastor who has been counseling this little girl's mother. A harrowing story of how a first grader lived by playing dead. You have one parishioner who was right there, a little girl, a first grader. She was the first student who ran out of the sandy hook school, 6 1/2 years old. She ran out of the school building covered in blood from head to toe and the first words she said to her mom when she got outside was, mommy, I'm okay, but all my friends are dead. Somehow in that moment god's grace was able to act as if she was already -- was she the only one in that class that survived. Yi, of those who were left in the classroom of fst graders she was the lone survivor. What has she told her mom? What did she see in there. Well, she saw someone who she felt was angry and somebody who she felt was very mad. How at 6 1/2 years old can you be that smart, that brave? I think it's impossible outside of divine intervention. She has wisdom beyond her years. How are the mom and dad doing? I think as well as you can expect them to do. They must be relieved to have their child but -- the mom told me that she was suffering from what she called survivor's guilt because so many of their friends no longer have their children but she has . A long road ahead. An incredible story of survival and all by a 6-year-old girl. Dan? And her family with

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