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Old 04-27-2011, 07:28 PM   #1
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A tornado hit Tuscaloosa, AL around 5:30 pm EDT tonight. The appt. complex that my boys live in was hit hard. They are safe, as theirs was probably one of the most storm proof apartments, center lower level. At least one person was killed in the complex. They were ordered to evacuate and are staying with some friends for the night. Kinda helpless watching this long distance.

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Old 04-27-2011, 08:28 PM   #2
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Sorry to hear that Bam. I hope all their neighbors and friends are safe.
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Old 04-27-2011, 08:31 PM   #3
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Sorry to hear that Bam. I hope all their neighbors and friends are safe.
Thanks Steve. Storm rolled right though Alabama. At least 25 killed in Tuscaloosa alone. It is weird when it hits close to home.
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:27 PM   #4
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I just saw the video on the news. Frightening. They said the tornado was a mile wide?

Your boys are in my thoughts and prayers. I'm so glad they're safe. I hope they can return to normal sometime soon. This stuff takes time though.
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Sorry to hear!

They are in our thoughts!
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As a father, I can imagine how you feel.
Hoping for the best for you and you loved ones.
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Being from a tornado state I most heartedly pray for things to be ok or as ok as they can be.
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Bama,

Having grown up in the middle of tornado alley, I definitely sympathize and empathize with you. I'll definitely keep your boys in my prayers. I hope everything works out well for them.
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Thanks everyone. Living 800+ miles away, I kinda feel helpless. My wife's uncle lived in one of the worst hit parts of town and he is still unaccounted for. Today we start picking up the pieces and trying to figure out what to do next.
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