Mar 06 2012

A Mother's Sacrifice

You would do anything to protect the ones you love.  Even sacrificing your own life.

Story out today about what a mom in Indiana did to protect her kids when one of those tornadoes hit their home last week.  Warning you, it’s really emotional.

Stephanie was home alone with her 8 year old and 5 year old when the storm with 175 mph winds began ripping their home to shreds. 

She knew the only chance they had of surviving was to wrap her kids in a blanket and lay on top of them. 

Everything started hitting her back…furniture, beams, pillars.  She was holding them down and they were screaming. 

She kept telling them, “We’re going to make it.”

When the storm cleared their home was gone, wiped from the foundation with Stephanie and the kids buried in the basement.  The kids were fine, they didn’t even have a scratch.  Stephanie was hurt really bad.

Her 8 year old son, climbed out of the rubble and ran to get help for his mom. 

Her kids saved her life…after she saved theirs.  But there’s a cost.  Stephanie lost both her legs

She said,  "I prayed to have the strength to survive, I wanted these kids to have a mom, I did not what them to grow up without me."

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3/6/2012 12:22:14 PM
JEAN GROHMAN United States
JEAN GROHMAN
SHE DID WHAT EVERY MOM WOULD OF DONE, WITH LOVE & STRENGTH.

NOW IT'S OUR TURN, WHAT CAN WE DO FOR HER AND HER FAMILY?

I'M A 3 TIME CANCER SURVIVOR AND WOULD LIKE TO HELP THIS BRAVE MOTHER IN ANY WAY I CAN.

JEAN GROHMAN
FREELAND, MICHIGAN.
3/6/2012 5:16:45 PM
Shelley Lusk United States
Shelley Lusk
I agree, God gave women strength and will power for a reason, not just as a mother but as a woman. This story is amazing and she was saved by Gods Mercy and Grace for protecting her children like that.
What can I do to help this family?
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