Remembering the Moore tornado victims two years after May 20, 2013

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MOORE, Okla. – Twenty-five people were killed in the tornado that tore through Moore May 20, 2013.

Ten of those victims were children, seven of them were in the Plaza Towers Elementary School.

Terri Long – 49
Megan Futrell – 29
Case Futrell – 4 months
Shannon Quick – 40
Sydnee Vargyas – 7 months
Karrina Vargyas – 4
Jeany Neely – 38
Antonia Candelaria – 9
Kyle Davis – 8
Janae Hornsby – 9
Sydney Angle – 9
Emily Conatzer -9
Nicolas McCabe – 9
Christopher Legg – 9
Cindy Plumley – 45
Deanna Ward – 70
Rick Jones – 54
William Sass – 63
Gina Stromski – 51
Tewauna Robinson – 45
Randy Smith – 39
Leslie Johnson – 46
Hemant Bhonde – 65
Richard Brown – 41
Kathryn Begay – 90

More than 300 people were injured in the storm.

“Today, above all else, we all remember the precious lives lost two years ago. Many were injured, lost homes, sustained significant damage; we were all impacted in some way. The manner in which we cared for each other, loved those who lost everything, and lifted each other up showed our spirit. We somberly remember and gratefully recover every day but especially on this anniversary day. Please love each other, be patient with each other and remember how it feels to be Moore Strong,” City of Moore Spokesperson Deidre Ebrey said in a statement.

Today we honor those we lost and the communities across Oklahoma that recovered and are even stronger today.

 

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