57th anniversary of Our Lady of the Angels school fire

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015
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The fire at 909 N. Avers in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood claimed the lives of 92 children and three nuns on Dec. 1, 1958.
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Tuesday marks the 57th anniversary of a tragic fire at Our Lady of the Angels school on Chicago's West Side.

The fire at 909 N. Avers in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood claimed the lives of 92 children and three nuns on Dec. 1, 1958.