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Miss. State Senator's Home Among Those Destroyed

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Today emergency officials said that three people in Alabama, two in Tennessee and nine people in Mississippi died yesterday in a huge storm that reached the South after pummeling the Central U.S. over the weekend.

The Mississippi the town of Louisville was hit hardest.

Republican State Senator Giles Ward tells Here & Now’s Robin Young that he and his family huddled in a bathroom in his home as a tornado destroyed his two-story brick house and flipped his son-in-law’s SUV upside down onto the patio.

Guest

  • Giles Ward, represents Mississippi’s 18th District in the state senate. He lives in Louisville, Miss.
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