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Air races honor heroes from deadly 2011 crash

STEAD - Standing at the very spot where a World War II fighter crashed a year ago, Julie Morgan and Bri Depaoli remembered how quiet it was when they ran from a first-aid tent to care for those wounded by the crash that left 11 dead and 70 seriously injured.

"It was eerily silent because everyone was in shock," said Morgan, a nurse at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Reno.

"It was organized chaos," added Depaoli, a fellow nurse there.

The two were among medical personnel, law officers, firefighters and other emergency responders honored as heroes Thursday during a …

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