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California Family Lucky to Be Alive After Being Struck By Massive…

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Lucky to be alive

The odds of becoming a lightning victim in the U.S. in any one year is 1 in 700,000.

The odds of being struck in your lifetime is 1 in 3,000.

Those are better odds than winning the lottery.

While I’m a city girl, I understand the need for millions of people to wander and explore the beauty of the great outdoors. Waterfalls, mountains, rock climbing, hiking, kayaking, fishing, and more can be great pastimes, but they can come at a cost. We all know that nature can be treacherous and so many things can go wrong. A flip and fall, getting caught in an undertow, wild beasts, and other harmful things that mother nature can reign down on you out of the blue.

On September 5, a family of three from California were caught in a storm. They decided to take cover under a tree… then things got worse.

Read their story.

chris lovera and his two kids

Source: Facebook/Chris Lovera

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