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Survivor of Tornado is Helped

Survivor of Tornado is Helped

As a tornado touched down near Nehawka, Nebraska, on Monday, May 9, 76-year-old Robyn Stoll clung to a tree as the twister ripped apart his home. Robyn had been outside in a machine shed, keeping an eye on the tornado. As it approached, he tried running to his house but did not make it inside. The storm blew the roof off his home and left the machine shed a mess, but he suffered only minor injuries. Mr. Stoll’s home was the only residence damaged by the tornado. Christ Lutheran Church of Lincoln, NE Lutheran Emergency Response Team (LERT) was told about Mr. Stoll’s home being destroyed and began a plan to help. LERT asked OGT about using a secured container to store what belongings Robyn had left. OGT responded and delivered the container on Thursday, May 12. LERT volunteers helped with the cleanup and moving belongings into the container. (5-2016)