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Folks in Alabama who lost their homes and last spring's tornadoes are now getting help from a team of angels.
The support aircraft for the navy's blue angels arrived in Birmingham today hauling hundreds of gifts for local tornado victims.
It's part of the marines' annual Toys for Tots holiday campaign.
The plane nicknamed Fat Albert left its home base in Pensacola today.
To make pickups in Georgia and then over in Texas.
Before arriving this afternoon in Alabama.
Jonathan -- was on that plane he's live now at the Birmingham -- brother and where is -- -- areas Jonathan's over there.
Yeah I thought you were over there but clearly you're in Birmingham what's going -- man -- -- I am I'm at the airport in the -- in Birmingham which was the final stop for all of these Toys for Tots you know Toys for Tots and for that matter the blue angels are always trying to showcase the navy in the US Marines as forces for good in the world but on this particular mission.
One of the pilots has close ties to here in Alabama John -- grew up in Huntsville and had friends who lost homes in a tornado that struck that town back in 1989.
So for him.
The mission hits close to help.
When you put it it's buoyant in the hands of a child and then it doesn't have much right now this is my -- -- For me it's just a moment -- around -- needed to know that people are willing to give back and held them and then.
I'm -- need is this -- great things.
Yeah captain hecker said he just wanted to see smile on the face of a child at the end of the mission chatter I'm sure a lot of needs for those folks who in some cases lost everything Jonathan.
Yet in many cases ended there were tears of joy way up from one family in particular that have lost.
At least all of their material goods the Addams Family has nine children they've been living in a mobile home on their property since April.
When a tornado tore through their community.
Of Cordoba and destroyed their home so you can imagine a mother's reaction to the blue angels showing up with guest list.
-- -- -- The kids that just to see there as when that plane landed at his house and.
Volunteers and donors are helping that family rebuild their home on the same property.
That they own in court over Alabama.
They expect to move into their new home sometime in December and for that matter the home will be loaded with new toys thanks to the blue angels -- good stuff Jonathan Serrie live in Birmingham Jonathan thank you --
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