The homes are rebuilt and schools are almost finished. Tuesday residents in Moore, Oklahoma started construction on a new hospital. The groundbreaking happened one year to the day after a tornado destroyed it all.
An Oklahoma community devastated by a monster tornado a year ago marked the anniversary Tuesday with remembrances that honored the two dozen dead and looked toward the future.
An EF-3 twister touched down in Cleburne on May 15, 2013. One block, in a residential neighborhood, was particularly hard hit. In the middle of the downed power lines and debris from shattered homes sat a school.
Damage from a deadly 2013 tornado stretches from Granbury to Cleburne. While residents there have made a concerted effort to rebuild, those who survived the storm will never forget those who didn’t.
In a matter of hours Wednesday, the entrance of a South Oklahoma City Church was overwhelmed.
A community concert and fundraiser in Arlington is helping to raise money for victims of the recent tornado outburst.