“I was the only one that got out of that room,” Survivor remembers blast 20 years later

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Sunday will mark the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.

Florence Rogers remembers April 19, 1995 like it was yesterday.

She worked in the credit union inside the federal building and watched the floor in front of her fall six stories.

"I was the only one that got out of that room. All of the other eight that were in there perished," said Florence Rogers.

Rogers was thrown back from the blast onto an 18 inch ledge. Her coworkers' desks collapsed with the floor when the bomb exploded.

In the days after the bombing, she attended 18 funerals.

"You don't mourn them all at the same time," said Rogers. "You do one a day, one at a time. Something triggered each one of those and they had their day."

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The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum is hosting its remembrance ceremony on Sunday, April 19.

KFOR will provide live coverage of the event beginning at 8 a.m.

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