Dozens Killed as Oklahoma Tornado Devastates Suburb

By Michael B. Marois, Mike Lee and Brian K. Sullivan - 2013-05-21T08:00:13Z

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“We ran into the bathroom, got pillows, blankets all that,” she said. “The shower wall was one piece and it just collapsed. It was like a train engine.”

As she spoke, Burton hugged her children, who were in school when the storm struck. The school wasn’t damaged by the tornado, she said. A relative brought them home after they were released, she said.

Left, an aerial photo shows the remains of houses in Moore, Oklahoma.