100-year-old bible miraculously survives raging house fire; family calls it a blessing

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A Kentucky family lost almost everything when lightning struck their home in Villa Hills this week, sparking a raging house fire, but one of the only items that survived the inferno startled the Arlinghauses.

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David and Laura Arlinghaus were not home at the time of the fire, according to WLWT-TV. They were in Colorado visiting a family member.

When they returned to their fire-ravaged home, they discovered a 100-year-old family bible had mostly escaped the flames with just a little scorching around the edges, WLWT reported.

The blaze had destroyed almost everything else in the house, except the bible.

The couple told the TV station it's a blessing everyone is OK, and that they plan to rebuild in the area.

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