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Maplesville cleaning up after the storm

Two days after the storm, Maplesville residents are still picking up the pieces to what's left of their homes, barns and other properties.

"A lot has been done. There's been a lot of improvement, but there's still a lot to be done," Maplesville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Team Member Kristine Epperson said.

Epperson says it's been a community and statewide effort to clean things up after the tornado ripped through this small town; folks banding together to help residents like Tommy Little.

"The roof lifted up all at one time," Little said.

 He's still emotional as he reflects on 20 years of living destroyed.

"We thank the lord that we survived. We'll just take one day at a time, that's all we can do," Little said.  

As residents try to process what happened on Monday, they're now preparing for possible storms Thursday.

Epperson says this storm shelter kept 130 people safe as winds raged and trees feel on top of it.

"I think they would all say it would save your life," Epperson said.

Residents are prepared to return to this haven, but are hoping storms will pass them by as they continue to clean-up and move forward to life after the storm.

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