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Baby ripped from cousin's arms in NC tornado

April 18, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Amid the tornado-wrought destruction in the South and East, there are amazing stories of survival, like baby Ayden.

He was swept away by a twister in North Carolina and his cousin thought he was gone forever.

"I hear nothing but glass shatter. So I grab him and I hold him, I cover him up to keep from stuff falling on him and the next thing you know the whole back side of my trailer came down," said the baby's cousin, Jonathan Robinson.

Robinson was holding the 3-month-old when he just flew out of his arms.

The tornado was so powerful that it threw Ayden several feet. Robinson found the baby lying underneath a wooden board, unconscious. He was hospitalized with minor injuries.

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