SURRY COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A North Carolina woman is grateful after her daughter survived being pinned under a tree last week.
Caitlin Bowman told WGHP that she heard a loud noise outside her Surry County home. A massive pine tree had split and landed onto the house.
Bowman said the tree fell onto her daughter's bed, where 2-year-old Bailee was sleeping.
"When we opened the bedroom door and we seen her head, the tree was like from her neck and covered her whole body," Bowman said.
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Bowman said her daughter stopped breathing at one point.
"She couldn't catch her breath, she was just screaming and scared to death," Bowman said. "I thought I had lost her forever."
Surry County emergency workers revived the girl, then used a crane with straps to lift the tree off of her.
Three days later, Bowman said her daughter is recovering.
"She's a walking miracle," Bowman said. "God is real. God is what saved her."
The family said they are staying with relatives while they look for a new home.