Country singer Toby Keith talks to Anderson Cooper about the massive tornado that hit the town where he grew up on Monday. Earlier in the evening he tweeted a message of support for the Moore, Oklahoma community:
Hometown got hit for the gazillionth time. Rise again Moore Oklahoma. Godspeed.Prayin – T
— Toby Keith (@TobyKeithMusic) May 20, 2013
"I grew up in those neighborhoods that got hit today ... it's just devastating," he said on AC360. Keith believes the destruction would be worse if it weren't for the work of the state meteorologists and media preparing residents when they knew the storm was coming.
Dozens of people did not survive, and the death toll is expected to rise. Of the known fatalities, officials report nine are children. Some of the kids who died were in Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore. Rescue crews are desperately trying to find students and staff buried in wreckage.
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