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Oklahoma Tornado Aftermath

7 Ways To Support The Oklahoma Community

Simone Bernstein | Posted 07.22.2013 | Teen
Simone Bernstein

If you're looking to help the residents of Oklahoma, here are seven ways to support the community. While youth and teens may not have their own funds to contribute towards the cause, there are many other ways to support this community in need.

The Culture of Oklahomans in the Wake of Tragedy

Marcus Williamson | Posted 07.21.2013 | Impact
Marcus Williamson

Tornadoes do not leave an identity to define our sorrow and struggle around, and closure cannot be as complete. They only leave destruction before pulling back and vanishing into the sky. This ability to turn the lack of closure into a passion to improve is what sets Oklahomans apart.

Molly O'Toole

Social Media 'Storm Chasers' Take Grave Risks

HuffingtonPost.com | Molly O'Toole | Posted 05.22.2013 | Technology

When Tim Baker began racing to the front lines of unfolding natural disasters 18 years ago, it was just him, his video cameras and the tornado. Bu...

Chris Kirkham

Leveled Schools Lacked Tornado Shelters Due To Haphazard Regulation

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 05.22.2013 | Green

The two elementary schools leveled by the deadly tornado that swept through the Oklahoma City area Monday lacked designated safe rooms designed to pro...

Joplin Haunted On Second Anniversary Of Catastrophic Tornado

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2013 | Green

By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 21 (Reuters) - Less than three hours after a deadly twister on Monday flattened a swath of Moore...

In Oklahoma, Many Massacres Aren't Man-made

Adam Banner | Posted 07.21.2013 | Crime
Adam Banner

I was born and bred in Oklahoma. I make my living as an Oklahoma criminal defense attorney. Tornadoes have been a part of my entire life. Hell, my high school mascot was a "red tornado."

Ben Hallman

Oklahoma Residents Come To Grips With Destruction As Search For Survivors Continues

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green

Moore, Okla. -- As lightning danced in a dark sky Tuesday morning, Laroyce Evans approached a chest-high fence, gave a quick look around, and then vau...

Gerry Smith

Oklahoma City Area Hit By Phone, Internet Outages After Tornado

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 05.21.2013 | Technology

Hundreds of residents around Oklahoma City and its suburbs struggled to communicate Tuesday after a huge tornado tore through the area and caused wide...

PHOTOS: Tornado Aftermath Leaves Trail Of Destruction

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2013 | Green

By Carey Gillam and Ian Simpson MOORE, Okla., May 21 (Reuters) - Rescuers went building to building in search of victims and survivors...