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    Posted May 3, 2011 by
    Higdon, Alabama
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Tornado swarm devastates South

    JoshSpurgin and 14 other iReporters contributed to Open Story: Southern storms
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    Alabama Tornado Aftermath: A Message of Hope and Thanks


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     JoshSpurgin sat on the steps of his home in Higdon, Alabama, a day after a tornado destroyed it. The footage also shows neighboring homes and areas that were flattened. Spurgin, 23, thanked his family, friends and even a couple of celebrities who offered him support on Twitter, specifically @BrianLynch and @MichaelIanBlack.
    - zdan, CNN iReport producer

    Our house was recently destroyed by a tornado. This is a message to  those who have helped and to those who want to help. I would specifically like to thank Brian Lynch and Michael Ian Black for being awesome.


    For the next few months, 75% of all donations to or will go to Josh and his family. The other 25% will go towards video  projects that Josh was working on for Minty Pineapple. (The donation  button is in the sidebar on the website.)


    Follow @GoTeamJosh, @BrianLynch, @MichaelIanBlack, @VoicesforDeKalb, and @MintyPineapple on Twitter.


    Please do whatever you can to help those who have been affected by this disaster. Thanks.

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