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Family Survives Storm, Loses Mobile Home

JOSHUA (CBSDFW.COM) – At just six weeks old, baby Alexis has already survived a major storm.

Alexis, her mom and dad huddled in the living room as strong winds and heavy rain pounded their mobile home.

“I heard her crying, and I picked her up and she had a cut on her nose,” said mom Kelsey White-Fryer.

She said the storm sounded like a train.

“It happened really fast it was actually really scary.”

(credit: CBS 11 News)

(credit: CBS 11 News)

White-Fryer says a wooden statue fell on the baby. As soon as she found the infant, they tried to make their way out of rubble.

The family has been trying to find the baby’s formula, diapers, and clothes.

They have lost nearly everything and have no insurance.

“It was so overwhelming. Everything happened all at once,” said Alexis’ father, Jeremy.

While it was overwhelming, White-Fryer says she is grateful her baby girl is alive.

“I’m more concerned about her than everything else right now.”

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