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  |  September 21, 2021

Mother Escaped With Children Right Before Surfside Tower Fell

Sterna Sarah Nir, a resident of Champlain Towers South Condo in Surfside, Florida, tells of her miraculous escape on Thursday in the nick of time, after returning from a Yud Beis Tammuz Farbrengen. Full Story, Video

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Amazing hashgocha
June 27, 2021 7:13 pm

Who knows, maybe her going to the fabrengen saved their lives. If she had been sound asleep she may not have awoken to the warning sounds in time. They need to bench gomel

Blessings from a Tzaddik
Reply to  Amazing hashgocha
June 28, 2021 12:19 pm

I learned that just attending a Farbrengen or especially one honoring a tzaddik, one receives their blessings!! I believed that saved the lives of this family!!

Hashem yaazor
Reply to  Blessings from a Tzaddik
June 28, 2021 3:37 pm

Emet

I’m gasping!
June 27, 2021 7:29 pm

Praying for your family to recuperate and praying fervently for the victims. No words!

Wow!
June 27, 2021 9:29 pm

Hashgacha Pratis!

From her words seems like it's a sinkhole
June 27, 2021 10:25 pm

Sounds like it was a sinkhole from what she saying

Whats next with this family?
June 28, 2021 2:59 am

They get another apartment? Insurance pays? What with the personal things ? Etc etc

shocking
June 28, 2021 7:10 am

from what she describes the whole parking lot caved in, why did security not wake everyone up and get them to leave?

crazy to think that people may have been able to have a warning

Moshiach NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

surprised not in mainstream press
June 28, 2021 4:25 pm

I could not find this story in mainstream press. Very surprised, as it is an amazing story, very interesting, etc. and also as another commentator said, guards should have sounded alarms to evacuate, if this lady could tell, and went back to get her sons to leave, etc.

Not much anyone could have done
July 16, 2021 1:11 am

It sounds like the security guards may not have even made it out. I’m sure they were perplexed and didn’t know the whole building was about to collapse! Seems like there was maybe 5 minutes max to respond. It’s truly a miracle Sterna Sarah Nir was able to wake up her kids and get out in time. Amazing she just came from a Jewish spiritual event.

Her son's retelling of what happened
July 16, 2021 3:47 pm

Here is her son after the collapse:
https://twitter.com/i/status/1407985402397462529

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