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One year after the 2011 tornadoes



The process of recovering from the 2011 tornadoes started 12 years earlier, when another string of tornadoes left the Birmingham in disarray.

Read, ‘We’re here; we’re ready’



Birmingham resident Mary Patterson’s kitchen wall was blown off the back of her home during the April 2011 storms.

Read her story, ‘I could never leave this place’

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‘You can see hope here’: One year after the 2011 tornadoes