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Family reunited with sentimental blanket lost in tornado

And other stories from the stranger side of life

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A family in Tennessee was reunited with a much-loved quilt more than a week after it was carried off by a tornado. When the storm wrecked Beulah Lockmiller's home, a sentimental quilt was carried away by the twister. It had belonged to her husband, Larry, who died 10 years ago. After an appeal on Facebook it was returned.

Houses made from animal poo hit the market

The property market has slowed down during the coronavirus pandemic but house hunters can now buy a £40,000 home made from animal poo. The units are clad with Kebony, a soft wood product which includes animal dung. They can also be mounted on wheels and used as a car trailer, so you can take them on the road.

Man visits Wendy's 22 times in one day 

A man in Oregon drove to 11 different Wendy's restaurants twice in one day to take advantage of an offer of free nuggets. Sharing his haul on social media, he wrote: “Times is tough so when I heard Wendys was givin' out free 4 piece nuggs today I knew I had to hustle. I hit every damn Wendy’s twice within 17 miles across 2 states, it took 5 hours but now we eatin’ free 4 [sic] a week.”

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