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The New London Story

March 18, 1937 started out like any other day in the small east Texas town of New London. Students at the school were busy preparing for the next day's Inter-scholastic meet in Henderson. In nearby Tyler, preparations were underway for the opening of the brand new Mother Frances Hospital, scheduled to open on March 19. The peaceful day was soon shattered, when a massive gas explosion ignited underneath the school, immediately    causing the school to implode burying it's victims under a mass of brick, steel and concrete