Shiers, Leslie
August 2006
Esquire;Aug2006, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p119
This article presents a narrative of the author's experience being carried by a tornado. It was around 9:15 at night and the son of the author came in from the deck and said that the sky is looking funny. The electricity started flickering and the author could hear the wind howling. He and his son ran to the bathroom on the top floor, and told his son to get into the bath tub. At one point the author took a blow to the head. The author landed pretty hard on his stomach. When he looked up, lightning struck, and that is when he saw the tail of the tornado up in the sky.


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