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Indiana woman loses legs saving kids from tornado

Indiana man says wife lost parts of both her legs saving their 2 children from deadly tornado By The Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) ' An Indiana man says his wife lost parts of both her legs when the family's home collapsed onto her as she was shielding their two children from a devastating tornado.

Joe Decker says his 36-year-old wife, Stephanie Decker, lost one leg above the knee and the other above the ankle.

Decker says the couple's 8-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter weren't injured when Friday's tornado tore through the southern Indiana town of Marysville.

He says he was at work Friday when Stephanie huddled in the basement of the couple's three-story home, covering the children with her body to shield them when the tornado pulverized their home and debris fell onto her.

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