A mother's final act of love.

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    Was watching the news. With a tornado on the way a mother put her three kids in a bath tub, laid a mattress on top of the tub and laid on the mattress to keep it down. The kids survived, she didn't.
     
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    Wow. What a heartbreaking thing.
     
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    You talk to most of us mothers here, most of us would do the same for our children. I have no doubt that I would do so.
     
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    She's in a much better place now....i would hope that most mothers would do the same thing.
     
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    You think?

    JFC.....
     
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    I'm thinking she could have jumped in the tub with them and they could have held the mattress down with at least as much force as her weight on top.
     
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    No. A better place would be here to raise her kids. This is sad.
     

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