Video: Heroic Teachers Save Students in Oklahoma City

Featured Article, Hometown Heroes, People
on May 21, 2013

Incredible stories of bravery have emerged Tuesday after a deadly tornado decimated two schools, a hospital and thousands of homes and lives in Moore, Okla., (pop. 56,315).

At least 24 died, including nine children, died Monday in storms that ravaged the Oklahoma City suburb. Graphic photos of teachers—themselves battered and bleeding—carrying students from what remained of school building show the loss of life could have been much worse.

Watch video clips of parents and teachers recounting bravery shown by elementary students and teachers at hard-hit Plaza Towers and Briarwood elementary schools.