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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Chad Watson
A western Kentucky man who lost his wife and eight children in a blaze last month says his faith in God is still strong.
Dan Pentimone wandered through a blanket of snow around the remains of a friend's home, trying to make sense of what happened to nine people who died in a fire there. Pentimone took photos of what used to be the home of Chad and LaRae "Nikki" Watson and their nine children in the Depoy community near Greenville, Ky., on Saturday before heading a few miles to the funeral for Nikki Watson and eight of her kids.
Chad and Nikki Watson moved around western Kentucky over the years before returning to Muhlenberg County - the coal-laden ground where they both grew up - to raise their nine children in a home owned by a relative.
A girl who escaped a western Kentucky house fire that killed her mother and eight siblings is recuperating from burns and communicating with her hospital nurses, a family friend said Friday.
The bodies of eight children and their mother were found huddled together in or near a master bedroom, victims of an early-morning fire Thursday from which only the father and an 11-year-old daughter escaped after it ripped through a modest home in western Kentucky.
Recke said Chad Watson told first responders his wife and other children were still inside, but the rescuers couldn't get into the house.
There's no indication of foul play, he said.