Mid-Missourians respond to Oklahoma tornado
A devastating tornado struck outside in Moore, Okla., on Monday afternoon. As often happens in the wake of disaster, people took to Twitter. Here's a look at what people in mid-Missouri were saying.
- Action was a common theme among the tweets – people were spreading the word on how to help.
- — Charesse James (@charessespieces)Tue, May 21 2013 07:18:06Here's how you can help Oklahoma tornado survivors http://www.newsy.com/videos/how-to-donate-to-oklahoma-tornado-survivors/ …o-…
- — komuMegan (@komuMegan)Tue, May 21 2013 04:22:40@KOMUnews Boone Co Fire Protection District is sending help to Oklahoma. Asst Chief &Manager of Mo Task Force One, Doug Westhoff is in Moore
- Here's a call-out to Mizzou-trained journalists who are traveling to Oklahoma:
- — Austin Fax (@justthefax44)Mon, May 20 2013 21:52:40
- Joplin, Mo., affected by a devastating tornado two years ago, is going to pay it forward:
- — Megan E. O'Neill (@MeganEONeill)Mon, May 20 2013 20:59:35Two years after its deadly tornado, Joplin, Mo., sends help to Oklahoma http://www.kansascity.com/2013/05/20/4246474/joplin-sending-help-to-moore-okla.html …/20/424…
- Many people simply expressed concerns, thoughts or prayers for safety.
- — Jen Lee Reeves (@jenleereeves)Mon, May 20 2013 21:16:04Is it wrong to use FB graph search to see if any friends of my friends were affected by the Moore tornado? My heart hurts for this town.
- — Christine Rapp (@ChristineRappWx)Tue, May 21 2013 06:12:17As much as I love storm chasing, this is never what any of us want to see. My heart is heavy for Moore this morning.
- Here's interesting alignment of circumstances:
- — Christi Warren (@SeaWarren)Tue, May 21 2013 06:59:18Sitting in the lobby of my hotel in Colorado watching Moore tornado coverage w coaches and players of Columbine golf team. Strange, sort of.
- And here's one woman's close call:
- — Kristina Houser (@kayhouse)Mon, May 20 2013 22:22:42Drove through Moore, OK about 10 min before the tornado today. Thankful for my safety and praying for those who couldn't get out in time.
- In the midst of the sorrow, a rescued dog is becoming something of a celebrity – a small bit of joy, in the midst of the rubble.
- — Aaron Cook (@cook_aaron)Tue, May 21 2013 07:58:08
- — Brandon (@bmweiss18)Tue, May 21 2013 06:52:45Woman whose house was destroyed by the Oklahoma tornado finds her dog during a live interview. Awesome moment. http://m.cbsnews.com/postwatch.rbml?pageType=video&cbsID=50147264 …h.rbml…
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