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New Mexico mother clings to hijacked SUV roof in an attempt to save her children


New Mexico mother Melody Maldonado is back home with her children tonight after clinging to the hood of her hijacked SUV in an attempt to rescue her 11-month old son and her six-year-old autistic daughter. As Maldonado pleaded for the suspect to stop, she was thrown off the hood and broke her foot. The children were eventually reunited with the mother after being treated by EMS.

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