Skip to comments.7-year-old boy survives brush with tornado in North Carolina
Posted on 03/04/2012 7:22:11 PM PST by nuconvert
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) - A 7-year-old boy was recovering on Sunday after a tornado sheared off the walls of his North Carolina home, snatched him from his bed and threw him 350 feet onto the embankment of a nearby interstate, the boy's grandmother told Reuters.
Jamal Stevens suffered only minor injuries from the Friday twister that demolished his family's two-story home in Charlotte near Interstate 485, where Jamal was found by his family a few minutes after the twister struck his neighborhood.
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Good to have close call stories when you are a kid.
And I'm ever so glad he made it. The storms have been harsh.
I love a good, heart-warming story... power to him and may he be stronger in life as a result!
Only minor injuries? A miracle!
I’m glad the little boy is safe.
His guardian angel will be out of commission for weeks.
Great news for Jamal and his family.
God was with him, for certain.
Poor little guy will have trouble sleeping for sometime, I imagine.
Reports said she was found in a field 16 kilometers from her home.
Other reports of wreckage deposited 70 miles away.
What about his MIND?