Watch this news report on KSL.com about a group of saints (Mormon’s) that survived the May 22, 2011 tornado in Joplin, Missouri, while inside a women’s bathroom of their Stake Center building.
Also, photos of the stake center and more of the story can be found at Church News. It is amazing to see how blessed these people were. There is no doubt they were watched over. Quite humbling.
Watch Stake President Creed Jones (an LDS leader) share his story about living through the tornado on CNN. (Added May 29, 2011).
More of the story can be found at Church News and Events. (Added May 29, 2011). “We are being sensitive to the particular needs of the community,” Bishop Hoffman said. “We have the infrastructure in place, we have the manpower, and we have the faith.”
Here is another story about an Orem, Utah family surviving under a futon mattress at KSL.com. (Added May 29, 2011)