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February 7th, 2008
06:58 PM ET

After the tornado, devastation and wonder

Kyson Stowell, just 11 months old, was probably asleep when a killer tornado shattered his Tennessee home. His mother was killed. 

But Kyson was thrown a hundred yards away, and landed in the middle of a neighboring field.

A firefighter checking for signs of life, one last time in a devastated area, later found him face down in the mud and barely moving.

Doctors today say the boy had cuts and abrasions, and a collapsed lung, but no broken bones. 

People here are talking about him with wonder. 

And he is a rare piece of good news to come out of this disaster.

– David Mattingly, 360° Correspondent


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