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  •  We saw that a few days later. A mile-wide swath (4+ / 0-)

    cut through the city.

    You can still see it today.  If you look at aerial photos, you can see a band of apartments between single-family homes running from the SW towards downtown.  That was the tornado's path.

    Shocking destruction.

    What a Police State Looks Like: "On one side: soft human flesh, unprotected human skulls, cardboard signs, slogans they chant, armed with belief in 1st Amendment rights. On the other: helmets, body armor, guns, batons, chemical weapons." -- JanetRhodes

    by YucatanMan on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 09:46:01 AM PDT

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    •  It sure was.... (1+ / 0-)
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      people owe their lives to the broadcaster/spotter who was trapped on Burnett's Mound during the height of the storm.

      I watch this and marvel that I am still here. They dug us out of our basement.

      http://www.youtube.com/...

      "Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell." ~ Edward Abby

      by SaraBeth on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 01:25:30 PM PDT

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