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Claim: Prayers are requested for Karen Perry, who lost her three children in a Thanksgiving-eve plane crash.
Example:[Collected via e-mail, November 2011]
CAN EVERYONE PLEASE STOP THEIR GAMES FOR 2 MINUTES AND RE-POST THIS. PRAY FOR THE Karen Perrry FAMILY. SHE LOST ALL THREE OF HER CHILDREN IN A PLANE CRASH HERE IN ARIZONA OVER THANKSGIVING. I DON'T KNOW THIS FAMILY, BUT I DO KNOW THAT ONLY GOD CAN HEAL THEIR LIVES NOW. PLEASE ..RE-POST THIS AND START A FB PRAYER CHAIN. PLEASE IF YOU DO NOT BELIEVE IN GOD, STILL PASS THIS ON. THIS FAMILY HAS LOST SO MUCH. IT WONT HURT YOU BUT MIGHT DO SOME GOOD. THANK YOU
Origins: Flight attendant Karen Perry of Gold Canyon, Arizona, a single mother, lost her three young children in a small airplane crash which also killed her ex-husband on the day before Thanksgiving 2011:
Friends are wrapping their arms around Karen Perry after the Gold Canyon, Ariz., single mother had to face the loss of her three young children and ex-husband.
Perry, who was a pilot and currently works as a flight attendant with Delta Airlines, was described as a doting and selfless mother to her three children, Morgan, 9;Logan, 8; and Luke, 6.
The [Thanksgiving-eve] flight between Falcon Field in Mesa, Ariz., and Safford, Ariz., seemed to be a common one for the three kids.
The twin-engine plane slammed into the Superstition Mountains at 200 mph shortly after takeoff, creating a fireball that was captured on video.
Pilot Russell Hardy, 31, and mechanic Joseph Hardwick, 22, who was engaged to be married on Dec. 16, were also on board.
Last updated: 27 November 2011
Christie, Bob. "Mom of Kids Killed in Ariz. Crash Drawing Support."
ABCNews.com. 25 November 2011
Newcomb, Alyssa. "Friends Rally Around Karen Perry, Mom Who Lost Kids in Arizona Plane Crash."