Mom Lies Down In Front of Car to Save KidsAs moms we often say we'd give our lives for our children.
Fortunately, most of us don't have to literally do that … but one Massachusetts woman came frighteningly close.
Mindy Tran, 22, told ABC News that she lay on the ground in front of her Honda Accord to stop it from rolling into the street. Her twin girls, age 2, were buckled up inside when the car - which somehow wasn't in gear, firefighters later said - started to roll.
Tran said she used her body as "a speed bump to stop the car."
A neighbor helped get the girls out of the car. They were, fortunately, not injured. Tran survived, but she was far from unscathed. She said she crushed her knee, injured her hips, and dislocated a shoulder. She'll have to face surgery and physical therapy.
"I don't consider myself a hero," she told ABC News. "I am just a mother."
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