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'Frida Sofia': The Mexico Earthquake Victim Who Never Was

New York Times - 27 Sep 2017
Tidbits of information about the child, whom some began to identify as “Frida Sofia,” trickled out. Some reported that she was with five other children, some that she had spoken to rescuers and was wiggling her fingers, still others that she had been ...
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The VICE Morning Bulletin

VICE en_us - 21 Sep 2017
One official said the girl, known as Frida Sofia, indicated other children may still be alive under the rubble of a school in Mexico City. Officials in the capital said 52 people had now been pulled alive from collapsed buildings. At least 245 people ...
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Mexico's Massive Earthquake: Rumors and Misinformation - 18 Oct 2017
Some reports following the earthquake stated that a 12-year-old girl identified as Frida Sofia was trapped inside the rubble of a private school, Instituto Enrique Rébsamen. However, Mexican Naval Admiral Angel Enrique Sarmiento Beltrán, the country's ...
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Things you should know today: 9/29/17 - 29 Sep 2017
Frida's star rose just as another symbol of hope dissipated. For two days eyes were glued to search efforts at a collapsed school where 26 people, including 19 children, died. Word spread of a girl, Frida Sofia, trapped in the rubble. But ultimately ...
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10 Things to Know for Today

WRCB-TV - 22 Sep 2017
In an extraordinary and direct rebuke, Kim Jong Un said the U.S. president would "pay dearly" for his threats. Hours later, North Korea's foreign minister reportedly said that his country may be planning to test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean. 2.
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The Hill's 12:30 Report

The Hill - 21 Sep 2017
JUST NOW ON MSNBC: Rescuers believe three children (!) are alive and have managed to get cell phones, water and chocolate to them. Keep in mind: The trapped girl has been identified as Frida Sofia, but that may not be her name.
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Settle in with these weekend reads

CNN - 23 Sep 2017
The drama was palpable. Somewhere, under a collapsed school building in Mexico City, a little girl named Frida Sofia was trapped. Rescuers scraped through the rubble, racing to set her free. We were riveted. The problem was, Frida Sofia didn't exist.
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Sparrows are falling

Mennonite World Review - 26 Sep 2017
Her name is Frida Sofia. My eyes stopped on that sentence. Amidst all of the statistics and official calculation and quantification of the destruction of this latest calamity… One name. One girl. I thought, as we inevitably do, about my own daughter ...

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