“I’m really brave,” 3-year-old boy takes cover from Moore tornado inside closet

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

MOORE, Okla. - On Wednesday evening, thousands of people across the state watched closely as a tornado formed near the City of Moore.

One of those people was Jamie Sheppard, who decided to take cover with her 3-year-old son, Brayden, in their home's closet.

"The windows were shattering out, the doors were opening and closing. It was the strangest smell,  everything," Sheppard said. "I just kept praying, 'Please make it go away, please make it go away.' Then it started getting quieter and quieter."

When she came out of her home, she realized just how much damage was done.

"I'm really brave," Brayden said.

Their truck, which was parked outside their home, was found down the street following the storm.

Also missing was a trailer that was going to be loaded with all of their personal belongings.

In just a few days, Sheppard's family was planning to move from their home.

The trailer was found in pieces in a neighbor's backyard.

"The tornado did that," Brayden said.

While the family is thankful they all survived, they are worried about their cat. The cat, named Diesel 10, was not seen after the tornado.

See a mistake? Report a typo here.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.