Stephanie Decker, the 36-year-old Indiana mother who used her own body to shield her two children from a 175 mph tornado, says she is grateful for all the support her family has received and is ready to rebuild her life.
"I feel healthy. I feel strong. I'm ready to tackle rehab," Decker said Friday as she left the Kentucky hospital where she's spent the past two weeks. "I feel really, really, really good."
Decker lost both her legs during a monster tornado outbreak in the Midwest earlier this month that included 140 reported twisters, 76 confirmed tornado landings and 39 deaths.
As one of the tornadoes approached Decker's Henryville, Ind., home on Friday, March 2, she could feel it sucking her home into its vortex, she told ABC News. In order to save her two children, 8-year-old son Dominic 5-year-old daughter Reese, Decker threw her body over them.
The falling debris - refrigerator, table and cinder blocks included - crushed her legs in the process and both hadRead More »from Tornado Hero Mom, Stephanie Decker, Returns Home