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A woman who lost her husband children in May 2011 is suing Home Depot.

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A woman who lost her husband and two children in the Joplin Tornado on May 22, 2011 is suing Home Depot. 

Russell Howard and his two children were taking refuge from the storm in the Home Depot when the tornado hit the store.  

Russell Howard, his five-year-old daughter Harlie, and one year old son Hayze, died in the store. 

Howard's wife, Edie Housel, filed the lawsuit saying Home Depot has a duty to provide a reasonably safe structure. 

Attorneys for company say their deaths were an act of god. 

The suit is filed with the Missouri Supreme court, the amount of damages sought is not made public, except for the fact that the amount is more than $25,000. 

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