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Missy Dodds, her husband, James, and their daughter, Lillie Grace, pose as a family. Photo special to Forum Communications

Woman lives with horror of 2005 Red Lake shootings, brought back by new tragedy

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Missy Dodds was at a Twin Cities service station Friday when the first news bulletins out of Newtown, Conn., flashed around the world.


"I was flipping through my phone, and I saw it, and I started crying," she said.

And she remembered.

Dodds, 38, was a high school math teacher in Red Lake, Minn., on March 21, 2005, when a 16-year-old student burst through the glass window of her classroom and continued the killing he had started minutes before in the hallway.

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