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Former Concord High School student Kelly Garfield, who had Christa McAuliffe as a homeroom teacher, stands Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, in Concord, N.H., at her gravesite at 11:38, 25-years after the shuttle Challenger exploded, killing McAuliffe and the rest of the crew. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
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Former Concord High School student Kelly Garfield, who had Christa McAuliffe as a homeroom teacher, stands Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, in Concord, N.H., at her gravesite at 11:38, 25-years after the shuttle Challenger exploded, killing McAuliffe and the rest of the crew. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

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