The tornadoes that decimated Alabama on April 27, 2011 came dangerously
close to Screen-L's hosting institution, the University of Alabama.
A powerful EF4 tornado reduced brick buildings to rubble, tossed cars and
trucks into the air like toys, turned trees into kindling, and destroyed
many lives. In Tuscaloosa alone, 41 were killed (five of them UA students)
and, over a week later, seven remain missing. Over 5,000 buildings were
ruined -- including a public housing complex -- leaving many without homes.
Parts of Tuscaloosa are still under curfew, with National Guard checkpoints
It is going to be a long recovery and we could use your help.
To donate $10 to the Red Cross, text REDCROSS to 90999 or visit
To donate $10 to the West Alabama Food Bank, text FOOD to 27722
To help Tuscaloosa rebuild, donate at: www.givetuscaloosa.com
Professor - TCF Dept. - U Alabama
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