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My cousin’s close call

Anne and Dylan next to the tree.

My cousin and her fam­i­ly recent­ly had a close call: an 80-year old oak tree fell right in front of their house. They (and a lot of Ohio) got the tail end of Hur­ri­cane Ike, and you can see the sever­i­ty in the video their neigh­bor post­ed:

What I didn’t real­ize until my grand­ma told me was that my aunt and my grand­ma were also there. I’m glad everyone’s alright!

(Pho­to cour­tesy Jef­fry Kon­czal)