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OU’s Carpenter stunned by explosion in his hometown

BY JASON KERSEY Published: April 26, 2013

NORMAN — Oklahoma freshman Kolbey Carpenter was studying last Wednesday when his mother called from the family’s hometown in West, Texas.

“She told me the fertilizer plant was on fire,” Carpenter said. “I didn’t think anything of it. I thought it was just a fire. I didn’t think anyone was affected by it.

“As the night went...

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