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Oklahoma / Tornado / Moore #1054325

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The tornado in Moore, Oklahoma introduced; casualty figures cited; photos shown.

(Moore: Lester Holt) The surprisingly low death toll in Moore featured; scenes shown of flattened homes, the destruction inside Plaza Towers Elementary School, the Tinker Federal Credit Union {TFCU} before & after the storm, cleanup operations, volunteers; photos shown of victims Hemant Bhonde†† and young students Antonia Candelaria††, Emily Conatzer†† & JaNae Hornsby††; Facebook post from Emily’s mother quoted. [Survivors Mike SOTO‡, John HENDRICKSON‡, JaNae’s father Joshua HORNSBY††, VOLUNTEER - comment.] [Moore police officer Jeremy LEWIS†- notes first responders who come into contact with deceased bodies, especially children, are offered counseling.] [TFCU employee Jan DAVIS†- talks about sheltering in the credit union vault.] [Moore Mayor Glenn LEWIS†- says most people who are rebuilding will likely get a storm shelter.]

Williams, Brian;
Holt, Lester

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