|Recovering bag by bag|
Ruben Kruayeveld, a sophomore at Union University, hauls away debris from a tornado that damaged buildings and uprooted trees at Union University. Photo by Helen Comer
JACKSON, Tenn. (BP)--"Things are replaceable -- people aren't."
The phrase seemed to echo throughout Union University's campus in the first daylight hours of Monday morning, Nov. 11, as faculty, staff, students and volunteers from the community met to begin an all-day cleanup effort after the campus was hit by raging heavy winds from an F1 tornado.
The tornado had formed directly above the student residential buildings shortly before midnight the previous Saturday night. Though damage to the Jackson, Tenn., university appeared extensive, spirits were high from the significance that no one had been hurt. Read More