Ted and Janelle Clouse are celebrating the ‘bittersweet’ arrival of little Gabriel Nelson, just three months after a deadly blaze destroyed their Pennsylvania farmhouse, claiming the lives of all but one of their children.
The victims included the Clouse’s nine-month-old daughter Samantha — and six other children, who were all 11-years-old or younger. Only three-year-old Leah, who fled the fire to raise the alarm, survived. What a tragic story.
The local community, many of who are Amish, rallied together and built them a new house in just three weeks — and they were already settled in when Gabriel arrived on June 16.
— Ian Garland