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Donald J. Huffman

Donald Huffman, 91, talks about surviving the 1927 Bath School disaster in Bath Township, Michigan, in which a local farm owner planted a bomb at his school. Thirty-eight children and six adults died in the explosion, and about 60 others were injured. Donald, who was 9 years old at the time, lost one eye and part of his cheekbone in the explosion and was left scarred all over.

Originally aired April 17, 2009, on NPR’s Morning Edition.