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Elderly woman escapes as storm destroys home

May 19, 2010 12:08:09 AM PDT
It was a frightening close call for a North Carolina woman, who only narrowly survived the power of a severe thunderstorm.The 75-year-old woman was sitting alone on her bed when pounding winds and rain ripped through her home, and walls began collapsing around her.

Through the debris, she saw a hole and crawled out soaking wet but without a scratch.