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Search for girl trapped beneath rubble in Mexico comes to puzzling end: She never existed

Search for girl trapped beneath rubble in Mexico comes to puzzling end: She never existed

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Search for girl trapped beneath rubble in Mexico comes to puzzling end: She never existed After a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico City Tuesday, a frantic search ensued for a 12-year-old girl believed to be trapped beneath the rubble of her collapsed school. But in a bizarre turn of events, officials now say she never existed. Throughout much of Wednesday and into Thursday, Mexico and the world were transfixed on a pancaked pile of cinderblock and rebar that once made up a wing of the Enrique Rebsamen primary and secondary school. Rescue workers gingerly pulled out some survivors and recovered bodies from the pile of debris, but Mexicans officials believed at least one student was still buried alive there. For some 48 hours, rescuers tried to reach the girl, who reportedly t...