Several people died after at least four tornados ripped through East Texas on
Saturday. But the death toll would have been even higher if these people
hadn’t stepped in . . .
A guy and his two young kids were in their truck when it flipped and landed
in floodwaters near Canton, Texas, about 50 miles east of Dallas. One of
them was a two-year-old, and the other kid was even younger. Maybe one.
He couldn’t open the doors, because the water was moving too fast. So they
were trapped. But seven or eight people jumped in, and THEY managed to get
them all out.
A guy named Tom Mitchell didn’t think he’d be able to stand up in the
current, so he started filming it with his phone. The video is pretty
The one-year-old wasn’t breathing when they got her out. So Tom left his
camera running, but stopped filming to do CPR. And after a few minutes it
You can hear a woman in the video praying the whole time. Then he tells her
the baby’s breathing again.
The dad posted on social media the next day and said the two-year-old is
fine. The one-year-old still had a breathing tube in, but she was in stable
condition and doing better.