March 11, 2012 5:00 AM

KCK woman is honored for bravery, but memory of lost child weighs on her

It’s a great honor, her friend explains in Spanish, given to very few people. For your bravery in the fire, she’s told. No, Claudia Gonzalez says, shaking her head and beginning to cry. “I don’t care if everything burned,” she says, “but the baby, the baby.” A hero, she insists, would have saved all of her children.

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