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Photos: Minnehaha Academy joins in prayer after blast

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Minnehaha Academy president Donna Harris sits with her family, including husband, Rick Harris, during the service.
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Hours after a gas leak triggered an explosion that devastated its upper school campus and killed two people, members of the Minnehaha Academy community gathered in a chapel on its lower school campus.

At one point during the service, school president Donna Harris took to the front of the crowd, still wearing a hospital band around her wrist, and sang.