01 May '11, 4am

Facebook Page Returns Lost Treasures To Tornado Victims

Facebook Page Returns Lost Treasures To Tornado Victims

In the aftermath of the tornadoes that ravaged Alabama and other regions of the South, one woman has helped victims piece together the lost fragments of their lives by starting a Facebook page. It's a virtual lost-and-found where people are connecting over priceless personal items sucked up and spat out by the tornadoes. Pictures and Documents found after the April 27, 2011 Tornadoes has reunited over 40 tornado-strewn items with their owners, including photos, a high school diploma and an heirloom quilt. The Facebook page is also seeking to return hundreds of lost letters, legal documents, greeting cards, countless more photos and even a fetal ultrasound. The creator of the Facebook page, Patty Bullion, was spared by the tornado. But as it passed over her house in Lester, AL, the tornado left a trail of someone else's photographs scattered about her yard. Moved by the fac...

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