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By Scotty Rae Hettinger

At 5:41 P.M. on might 22, 2011, an EF5 twister hit Joplin, Missouri. It used to be a tremendous tornado that destroyed miles of homes down its course, leaving homes, companies, plants, and every thing it hit devastated, in rubble. Then as though it were without end, the forty-five-second disaster left 161 deaths, accidents and disbelief, and tales of survival . . . tales of faith.

Scott Hettinger’s interviews with many survivors offers a true photograph of what that afternoon was once like, in a number of issues of view. a few have been of their houses doing chores, a few attending commencement, a few purchasing, whereas others stayed with their households for fish fry and such. yet there have been darkish clouds over Joplin, robust winds, crimson lightning . . . and every thing was once ok. Then the twister sirens went off.

5/22: tales of Survival, tales of religion offers strong examples of the way strong God's fingers are in instances of need.

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