This is a scene being repeated all over the country today as people return to their destroyed homes to find pieces of their lives in the rubble from tornadoes.
This morning, Marta Righthouse of Marysville, Indiana was one of the people pulling out what seems to be everyone’s first choice — the family photo albums.
What with digital technology, you won’t see a scene like this a generation from now.
Other than the photos, what’s the one thing you’d want to find if this were you?
About the blogger
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.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.