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Riverside Elementary School Second-grader Will Sanborn, 7, said drawing this picture made him feel better after a chemical plant explosion destroyed part of Danvers in November.

'The Big Boom'

Five months after a Danvers chemical plant exploded, destroying part of the town, Riverside Elementary School students recall a frightening night in words and pictures

By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / April 29, 2007

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A fifth-grader who witnessed the destruction of a bakery where she had bought gingerbread cookies with her grandmother wrote a poem describing the store where "boards stand where windows once were." (Full article: 800 words)

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