06 May '11, 7pm

Taking Back Tuscaloosa: Cross-posted from WeArePowerShift.org. Guest blogger, Mallory Flowers, University of Ala...

Taking Back Tuscaloosa: Cross-posted from WeArePowerShift.org. Guest blogger, Mallory Flowers, University of Ala...

Cross-posted from WeArePowerShift.org . Guest blogger, Mallory Flowers, University of Alabama. The only thing I know for sure right now is that I’m very lucky. I live in campus housing—on the side of Tuscaloosa that didn’t get touched by the recent tornados. In the moments after the storm, my friends and I knew it must have been bad, but it took hours, even days, for the full impact to be realized. Many are dead, and many more have had their lives forever changed. I cannot accurately describe the way it felt to see my city destroyed—seemingly attacked, with no enemy to blame. Neither can I express the way it felt when I realized that my campus was now more of a refugee camp than a school. Waiting in lines for sandwiches and cups of water, the only available food, we hoped our phone batteries would last long enough to keep bringing us updates until power was restored. Drivi...

Full article: http://itsgettinghotinhere.org/2011/05/06/taking-back-tus...

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