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Family rallies in the face of double tragedies

Updated 11:32 AM ET, Fri July 6, 2012
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Chad Madden is receiving treatment in Atlanta after a March accident caused him to be paralyzed from the neck down. His parents lost their Idaho home in a June wildfire. Madden family
The Madden family property in Mountain Home, Idaho, after it was leveled by a wildfire in June. Madden family
The family cars were scorched in the fire and nearly all of their belongings were reduced to ash. Madden family
The house where the Maddens lived for more than 35 years is reduced to rubble. Madden family
A truck on the Madden property was scorched by the wildfire that swept through the area. Madden family
Jacqueline and Bill Madden suspect they wouldn't have escaped the fire because of health and mobility issues. Madden family
Only the stones are recognizable from what used to be the Madden family's front porch. Madden family
The family's photos burned along with valuables in their home safe during the June fire. Madden family
Bill and Jacqueline Madden had planned to move from Idaho to Maryland to take care of their injured son Chad before the fire destroyed their home. Madden family