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Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

The NASCAR star, along with his wife and young daughter, escaped without injuries from a fiery small plane crash in Elizabethton, Tennessee. "Amy and I want to thank everyone who has lifted us up with phone calls, messages and prayer since last Thursday," Earnhardt wrote on Instagram in the aftermath. "We are truly blessed that all on board escaped with no serious injuries, including our daughter, our two pilots and our dog Gus."

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