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Published:January 11th, 2011 18:10 EST
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Miracle Baby Survives Tornado And Flying Cow

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A Minnesota woman says her new baby was named Skylar to note the time last summer when she and her unborn daughter were hit by a flying cow during a tornado.

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Skylar Schwab was not only the first baby born in Wadena this year but can also be considered the youngest survivor of the twister that hit the town in June.

"We figured `Sky` was too short, so we chose Skylar," new mom Samantha Wittstruck told KSAX-TV, Redwood Falls, Minn. `It was a big part of her life and she survived it.` UPI

Nobody would draw a connection between the name "Skylar" and a tornado or a flying cow. "Skylar" reminds me of Skylab, folks are going to think that the baby was hit by a piece of space junk, and not a cow.

The baby should have been named "Bessie" or "Twister"; it`s a shame that the mother has no imagination.

But I`m delighted that the baby and mother are doing well. May Skylar have a long and happy life.

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