Tornado Tales: Turning tragedy into inspiration

In the aftermath of the tragic 2008 Chapman tornado, residents Verlene Jackson and Julie Darsow just wanted to help.

“There was so much going on and everyone needed help in so many different ways. I just felt like we had to do something,” said Jackson.

Jackson and Darsow did indeed “do something”. They began going around town and collecting the tales of terror from that night, missives of gratitude from the following day, and stories of strength in the subsequent weeks.

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