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Members of Kentucky church travel to Alabama to help tornado victims

It was the deadliest tornado outbreak since the Great Depression, leaving devastation all across the South.

As survivors recover, they're getting some help from people in the Bluegrass.

Members of a Pulaski County church made the trip south to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to deliver donations they had collected, and to offer whatever assistance they could.

Their first job was delivering supplies donated at the Somerset Walmart.

"I think we overwhelmed them. They needed what we had," Rev. Gary Phelps said of the tornado victims.

After delivering donations, the church group also helped put tarps on homes damaged by the storms.

"Her roof is still leaking, Subway plastic sign up there on top of it," church member Jeffrey Eades said of one tornado victim's home. "They are taking anything they can take."

The Oak Hill Baptist group is only in Alabama for a day and a half on this trip. They plan to return to Kentucky Thursday night.

However, the group plans to make another trip to Alabama in a few days.


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