Early Wednesday morning, Walter Pinkerton, his wife and six kids were awakened by violent winds that shook their house and pealed off sections of the roof and ceiling. As rainwater rushed through exposed portions of the house, Pinkerton gathered his family on the first floor.
The next morning as a rescue worker walked through Pinkerton's house and surveyed the damage, he remarked that the family was lucky to be alive.
"It was not luck," Pinkerton responded. "It was God's protection."
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