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Local family thankful for each other amidst tragedy

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In the wee hours last Friday morning (Nov. 22), tragedy struck the Martin family. The trailer home they were renting burnt to the ground and the family lost everything. They lost clothing, important papers and family pictures – everything, even all the kids’ toys, according to Jennifer Martin.

Garrett Martin, husband and father, was out on a call helping with a double rollover in Texline, he works for David Jennings driving a wrecker. It was late, between midnight and 1 a.m. Jennifer feels very lucky she got herself, her mother and their four children out alive.

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