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Fire victim reunites with family

Candy Witt greeted her three kids, husband, and family on Wednesday after being released from Memorial Hospital. She says she suffered cyanide poisoning during Tuesday's plant fire at Charleston Corporation. She says she was unresponsive for several hours, but she could hear all the commotion around her. One thing pushed her into consciousness,

"When my baby came in, my little girl... I was just... that's when I started trying to like mumble her name and they were like she's trying to speak, she's trying to speak!" said Witt.

Witt's brother Cesar Sosa says he never expected something like this to happen to his family, but he believes their close bond helped carry his sister home.

"I can say it's a hispanic thing. it's been a culture that when the time of.. or need or something like this happens, a family unites," said Sosa.

 When Witt heard the explosion she says she saw people running, so she ran all the way to the street. On her way, she got caught in a path of black smoke that made her feel sick and weak. Witt says her doctor is surprised by her recovery and she has one conclusion,

"I know it was the grace of God. Only God can do it and my dad went up there and he prayed for me and you know he said he told me that God had it all in his hands and I had so much faith and that's all I could do is pray."

Witt will not have to return to work until she feels completely healthy again.
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