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Remembering Rebecca Anderson

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THE STORY:

Rebecca Anderson was a nurse living in Midwest City, Oklahoma. When she saw the coverage of the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Building on TV, she immediately went to help. When she arrived at the bombing site, she immediately began digging through the rubble, pulling out victim after victim, taking them out of the ruins of the building and going back in after more victims repeatedly. While she was digging, a chunk of debris fell from the jagged edge of the hole in the building and struck her on the back of the head. She staggered out and told her fellow rescuers that she had been struck, but refused to sit down and rest, for she was determined to rescue more victims so she headed back into the ruins. Rebecca pulled out 4 people before she was struck.  She was carried out by a fellow rescuer and taken to the hospital where she had surgery. Doctors were optimistic about her recovery until her brain started swelling. She was pronounced brain dead 4 days later. Although not killed in the actual blast, she was tallied as the 168th and final victim of the bombing. She received many awards of heroism posthumously. A Time Life Special Edition of the bombing dubbed her the "Fallen Angel of Mercy."  Rebecca donated her organs which helped save at least 3 people's lives. 

$115

MONEY RAISED
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  • Karen meeks

    $20

  • Martha hesson

    $20

  • Joe Corra

    $25

  • Randy

    $50

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23% Raised of $500 Goal

The Team: $115 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Donor Comments

Randy

Randy

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Joe Corra

Joe Corra

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Martha hesson

Martha hesson

DONATION: $20

Rebecca Anderson 1 year ago

Karen meeks

Karen meeks

DONATION: $20

1 year ago