2 Babies Carried Away by Tornado in a Bathtub Survive, Thanks to Grandma
Holiday Miracles Still Happen
Clara Lutz heard the rumbling of an approaching storm, then she felt the house shake. She was caring for two babies, her dear grandchildren in her Kentucky home, as a tornado approached…
To protect the two little ones, she placed them in a bathtub with a blanket and pillow, according to a story in Shreveport Magazine.
She added a Bible to the bathtub for a special kind of protection.
Within seconds, the tornado reached her home and ripped the bathtub from the floor, then out of Clara’s hands.
Suddenly gone were 15-month-old Kaden and three-month-old Dallas, and the bathtub.
So many stories emerged from the tornadoes that ripped through America’s heartland in mid-December, but few are as compelling as the story of the two babies carried away by a tornado in a bathtub.
Clara’s home was leveled to the foundation. She told Shreveport Magazine, “I was looking everywhere to see where the tub may be.”
That’s when she said she called on divine aid. “All I could say was ‘Lord, please bring my babies back to me safely. Please, I beg thee.’”
In an absolute miracle of physics, the tub was found upside down in the grandmother’s yard. And somehow, the babies were safe beneath it.
Clara explained, “The sheriff came down. I got in the sheriff’s car down at the end of my driveway. They opened up the door and brought me Kaden, my 15-month-old. And they brought me my three-month-old baby, Dallas. They brought him to me. He had a big old goose egg on the back of his head, we didn’t know what was wrong,” said Clara.
Clara explained that Dallas had some bleeding on his brain, but fortunately the bleeding stopped by the time they reached the hospital.
Both babies are now fine.
Not surprisingly, Clara credits God for saving her grandchildren. After all, the Bible itself changed the dynamics of the tub’s contents and how the infants were carried.
As a seasoned reporter, I find it absolutely astonishing that a bathtub holding 2 babies swirling in tornado dropped down perfectly over them like a shield.
So many things could have gone wrong here, but they went right instead.
Sometimes, the word coincidence just doesn’t cover it…
Bravo, Clara! You exemplify the intuitive thinking and unshakable faith we love in Grandmothers. 🙏
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