Betsy Sathers, bridge collapse widow, adopts Haitian twins
Scott and Betsy Sathers of Blaine had been married for just 10 months when the I-35 bridge collapsed in Aug. 2007. Thirteen people were killed, including Scott. Two-and-a-half years later, Betsy Sathers is connected to another tragedy-- this time, though, it's more about life than death. With no children of her own (she and Scott were looking forward to staring a family at the time of his death), Sathers, 33, decided to adopt a pair of Haitian twins, Ross and Alyse.
"I don't think I rescued them," Sathers tells the AP. "I feel like if anything, they've rescued me."
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