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Kids Bounce Out of the Window

Back in November of 1957, the children of Jose Quintanilla were playing around and making a lot of noise in their upstairs bedroom, which was located at 2018 Jasmine Courts in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Suddenly, dad heard all three children screaming outside the house. It seems that they had all been bouncing on the bed and all bounced right out of the second-floor window. They landed on the concrete sidewalk below.

Jose, age 3, and Esmeraldo, age 4, both received head injuries but were reported to be in stable condition at the hospital. Noe, age 2, was uninjured but held for further observation.

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