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The tornadoes that decimated Alabama on April 27, 2011 came dangerously
close to the All Things Acoustic studios. In fact, from our building, one
could see a tornado churning past, less than a mile away.

This 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 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
monitoring access.

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
http://www.alredcross.org/index.asp?IDCapitulo=DRGYJ0Q5XZ

To donate $10 to the West Alabama Food Bank, text FOOD to 27722

To help Tuscaloosa rebuild, donate at: www.givetuscaloosa.com

Thank you.

-- 
Jeremy Butler
Host, All Things Acoustic

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