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I think in the evening telling my -- -- Missouri sophomore Megan McAllister this is home.
What's left of it -- -- often get it just like Al -- it felt like someone came up impressed that house staff.
Not a lot was standing after an F five tornado ripped through -- home town of Joplin on May twenty seconds.
The storm killed a 162.
People including -- friend will Norton.
It pummeled the high school -- graduation day demolish the town hospital and pulverized a mile wide swath of landscape.
Normally you couldn't see it like intended extends like you can out of their -- for -- behind that thing.
Still I think I suspect -- could see forever but McCallister wasn't here when it hit.
I not get -- now that I would they come back to my house at very McAllister was about to leave the mall to meet up with her childhood best friend tells the party when the sirens went.
The -- it's really bad like this -- turned different colors like green purple.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- I.
Realized I needed -- out back and now I can't it's happening it's not a big thing right she didn't making -- plugged into it that way and it.
Picard didn't try to get out and MIA the wind catches my door and -- -- -- LA and everything starts.
Filing that the basketball ball foul and -- -- and spell and I started seeing sparks by then they lock the doors and.
They want to let anyone leave the -- and they have like a safe like.
Concrete rail in the mall and we -- -- huddled in there and in the power flags and naturally you like at -- -- that are never -- -- I had just put at hello and I backseat south.
I turned around and grabbed the pillow crawled up in a ball in the frightened drivers seat but the pillow over -- ahead and rode out the tornado.
Meanwhile McAllister is mind sharing was inside with her husband in two other children.
Honestly -- sound -- -- huge bulldozer running all just.
Taking account all over the top for -- house awhile later on McAllister was able to work her way home she found a bulldozed version of her house.
With no -- in site.
So I got out of our hike immediately fell to my knees and my needs like -- It was probably felt like I don't know how long it actually was but it felt like for -- thinking that they are.
I but she realized only belongings were -- Chelsea's car was crushed beyond recognition but she was OK so was McAllister Standley.
We were outside and she was just -- we were all crying and.
-- being in you know.
And as bad as it is to lose everything -- think -- that long you realize what's so important you know it's like it really didn't matter which is stuff.
Having -- -- an offer that and negative are turning to point you want after the tornado -- highly unlikely.
That is until he found a glimpse of hope and a pilot problem laying there was -- at all -- Imus tried out that the University of Missouri.
My -- -- I pledged Monday.
I found it was completely completely intact there's just like rubble on any kind of like act isn't that the ballot.
In and I found a picture out of my knee and it was a -- -- the video and then myself and I pledge not and it is still the glass but it broke in that frame is now completely intact.
To McAllister these items -- -- -- Got signed she had a whole other Finley who supported her -- let me close.
-- individual attacked along with a tap there's been -- -- I got.
-- need donations -- and tried out says brown for that to California I got people everywhere than me no -- in the latter is like that they're thinking about I think that made her feel like she was going.
To a second home.
So she did return to school but still comes home every other weekend and -- what -- -- Rebuilding the entire town may take months.
Rebuilding normalcy may take years.
But for McAllister.
It's worth the way -- -- I didn't hear so why don't wanna come back.
Because in the midst of -- more hope was indestructible.
Reporting from Joplin Megan -- Fox News -- university.
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