Woman survives being impaled by tree limb

In this image made from video, Michelle Childrers, 20, is seen in St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Mont. after she was impaled by a 13-inch spruce branchon Sept. 5, 2009 while driving with her husband along the Lochsa River near the Idaho-Montana border. Childers says the 13-inch tree limb was removed from her neck during a six-hour surgery. She is recovereing at home.

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In this image made from video, Michelle Childrers, 20, is seen in St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Mont. after she was impaled by a 13-inch spruce branchon Sept. 5, 2009 while driving with her husband along the Lochsa River near the Idaho-Montana border.

Childers says the 13-inch tree limb was removed from her neck during a six-hour surgery. She is recovereing at home.

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