There have been a number of videos of last week’s tornadoes posted to the Internet, but few are as compelling as this one
So many questions are left? What did the house look like when it was over? What is it about a tornado that pulls a guy and his video camera away from safety? And where was this?
One tip: If you’re going to film your home’s destruction for the world to see, it’s probably a good idea not to yell “shut up” to your loved ones at the height of the tornado while you narrate the scene for people you don’t know.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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