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May 19, 2012
Trembling from above – first-hand tornado wrath
This past weekend The New Yorker‘s new “Weekend Reading” feature directed me to a fascinating disaster survival narrative that was so good I figure I can take a little departure from solid Earth phenomena to point you all to the enthralling account… and the first-hand videos that accompany it. The disaster in question was an EF-5 tornado that scored a direct hit on the modest southwest Missouri town of Joplin on …