Moore OK tornado http://apr.org en Spring Break for Some UA Students an Opportunity to Give Back http://apr.org/post/spring-break-some-ua-students-opportunity-give-back <p>University of Alabama students are on spring break this week.&nbsp; But they’re not all partying at the beach.&nbsp; Some of them are using the break as an opportunity to do some good.&nbsp; About 16 students are in Moore, Oklahoma to lend a hand to the community as it struggles to rebuild from a massive tornado that struck in May, killing dozens and injuring hundreds more.&nbsp; UA Community Service Program Director Courtney Thomas says what happened in Oklahoma hit home for a lot of people here.</p> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 07:08:43 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 48813 at http://apr.org Spring Break for Some UA Students an Opportunity to Give Back Tornado Aftermath http://apr.org/post/tornado-aftermath <p>Stories of loss and sadness and devastation mix with stories of happiness and relief as loved ones are reunited in the aftermath of the tornado.&nbsp; That includes reunions between humans and their animal companions, many thanks to online postings by organizations and individuals helping to make happy endings possible.</p><p>************************************* Sat, 25 May 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Mindy Norton 31051 at http://apr.org Tornado Aftermath