RadioBDC Logo
Out Of The Black | Royal Blood Listen Live
 
 
< Back to front page Text size +

Video: Survivors react after devastating tornado damage

Posted by Angela Nelson, Boston.com Staff  May 21, 2013 12:14 PM

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

By Austin Tedesco, Boston.com correspondent

A day after a tornado tore through Oklahoma, survivors reacted emotionally to the destruction throughout the state. Amid all of the powerful videos online, here are six powerful clips we found:

"This was my second prayer"


Tornado victim Barbara Garcia was reunited with her lost dog in the middle of a live interview with a TV reporter.

Sights and sounds of the disaster


Here is a compilation of the harrowing sights and sounds from the tornadoes that struck the Midwest.

"He was so brave"


An elementary school teacher helped a mother find her eight-year-old son after the school was destroyed in the tornado.

Six neighborhoods now "nothing but slabs"


Moore, Okla., mayor Glenn Lewis gave details about how the town's recovery efforts after the damage.

"It looks like Baghdad"


First responders described the scene in Oklahoma as they tried so search for survivors.

"It is absolute chaos down here"


Reporter Lance West cried while reporting near Plaza Towers elementary school in Moore, Okla., where third graders were being pulled out of the damage.

About The Source

The Source is your destination for must-read news. Compiled by Boston.com staff, it offers compelling stories, photos, videos, and links from Boston and around the globe. The latest story making headlines? That viral video you heard about? The stunning picture you'll forward to your friends? They're all here.

Submit to The Source

Have a link you want to share? Use the form below to send it to us for consideration.
120 characters left

Thanks for your submission!

archives