Social media to the rescue . . . Here is the up-to-the-minute information regarding the terrible Joplin tornado. The latest report is that 124 are dead but that will amost certainly rise. What a terrible tragedy. Lord have mercy.
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Warning: The video below is very intense - the sounds of a group of 18 or 19 people who took refuge in a walk in refrigerator. There's a lot of terror but also prayer and consideration for one another. Everyone survived. May the mercy of God protect and cover the people of Joplin.