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Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 2:38 pm

What could only be described as violent tornado-type winds tore through a Wellsboro family’s yard and house late Friday night.

Susan Thompson suffered a gash on her left knee, the same one replaced just recently. The rest of the family, including her husband Richard and three children, made it through untouched.

Richard Thompson said he was downstairs when the house began to shake around midnight, so he stabilized himself toward the center of the house. The rest of the family was in bed, including Susan.

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