With a series of devastating tornadoes continuing to sweep through the Southern United States -- the latest death toll is at least 250 -- people are already beginning the long recovery and rebuilding process. Something people often sadly write off when their house gets destroyed is their collection of precious photos and personal documents. But this Facebook site has been set up to link victims with those that found their precious photos and documents. It's a little like the People Locator set up by the Tuscaloosa news, but for papers.
You may have lost your house but you can get your ultrasound images or childhood photos back, and that can go a long way in a dark time. Here are some of the photos people are posting in hopes they get claimed.
A yearbook page found in Clay, Alabama:
A deed from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, found in Ashville, Alabama:
A photo dated from 1957, found outside of Elkton, Tennessee:
A church certificate from 1972, found in Athens, Alabama
A photo found in Oneonta, Alabama:
A prescription from 1963, found in Birmingham, thought to be from Tuscaloosa:
A photo found in Remlap, Alabama, along with items from Tuscaloosa:
A drawing signed, Samantha Whitley, found in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee:
A thank-you note found in Rainbow City, Alabama:
Ultrasound, location unknown: