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Teachers gather to remember and pray for Lewis children

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Teachers gathered at Bethune Elementary School to pray for five children that were killed by a fire in north Minneapolis. In the days since the Valentine's Day fire, they are not only dealing with their own grief, but helping other students try to understand.

Read more: Cause of fire undetermined, but accidental

"We wore little ‘s' necklaces the other day, just so we had Shaca in our heart" said Lori Wilson, Shaca Lewis' teacher. "It's tough, it's unimaginable. There's a lot of support and without that I don't think we could get through it."

Shaca and Electra remain in critical condition while five of their brothers and sisters all died. Their father, Troy Lewis is still recovering as well and blames the space heater for the fire but earlier this week, Minneapolis Arson Investigators ruled the cause is undetermined, yet accidental.

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