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      Watch: Brazilian Homes 'Swallowed' as Earth Opens Beneath Them

      Mother hurls child from second-story window moments before house collapses.
      By Arutz Sheva Staff
      First Publish: 1/8/2014, 6:34 PM

      An incredible video has emerged showing the terrifying moments during which homes in the Brazilian city of Abaetetuba were swept away and literally swallowed up by the ground after a nearby river overflowed, causing a portion of the street to literally cave-in on itself.

      The video also captures the harrowing moments when a mother throws her child from a second-story window moments before their home collapses.

      The video apparently was taken on Saturday in the St. John neighborhood of Abaetuba, in Brazil's Pará State.