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OPINION: Five myths about tornadoes

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The scene in Moore, Okla., last week was hauntingly familiar. The images of clean-up crews picking through the wreckage of two elementary schools transported me back to 1957, when an F5 tornado struck my Kansas City neighborhood, destroying my kindergarten and leaving 44 people dead. Thankfully, we've learned a lot since then that can help limit tornado casualties.


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