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    Posted July 9, 2014 by
    carlaglick
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    Close Call from lightning strike while we were standing outside

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     It felt like "a huge explosion," but what startled this Tullahoma, Tennessee, neighborhood was actually lightning striking a tree. Molly Hall was filming the heavy rain from inside her home when the lighting struck on a neighbor's lot across the street. "It was crazy. I didn't even know what it was at first. It seemed like a huge explosion," she said.

    Across the street, Kurt and Carla Glick were on their front porch watching the rain when the lightning hit. "It sounded like a bomb," said Kurt. "My wife hit her mouth on the door and chipped part of her front tooth. … It just knocked us back."
    - zdan, CNN iReport producer


    My husband and I were standing on front porch late yesterday evening when a lightning strike hit by us and my friend and neighbor directly across the street , Molly Hall happen to be filming the rain and caught it all on video. It was like an explosion.
    We were knocked into our front door and I Only suffered a broken front tooth. Is there a place I can send this to you ? Here is a screen shot of the explosion. Our house is what's lit up. Carla & Kurt Glick, Tullahoma, TN

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