NEW ORLEANS (KRON) — A Louisiana mother’s quick thinking during a tornado saved her daughter’s life.
She strapped her 8-week-old into her car seat, shielding the baby from serious injury.
Amanda Stockfelt was at work with her baby girl when the worst happened.
A tornado ripped through the area, throwing them into the air.
The young mother gripped tightly to her newborn.
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As the tornado threw them around, Stockfelt says she had only one thought on her mind.
The baby came through it all without a scratch.
Amanda had only minor injuries.