Showing posts from August 31, 2010

Why You Need to Help Lake High School

I have been probably driving people on Facebook and Twitter crazy promoting this, so I am attempting to blog again (I have just not been able to do it well since the accident) to plead my case in more than 140 characters.

I did not go to Lake (Woodmore '97) but I do share a connection with the school that will never be broken.

As many of you know on June 5, 2010 an EF4 tornado touched down in Northwest Ohio. Six people were killed including my mother. My sister and were "lucky" and survived with minor injuries. We heard the sirens go off in Lucas county, and we stayed at the hospital until the all clear was sounded. There was no mention of a warning for Wood County. We even drove past a spotter and no one knew it was coming. By the time the local radio station announced there was a tornado warning it was to late for us. It was coming right at us. It was just it was coming directly down 795. Mom's car was picked up first and hit by debris, killing her instantly before o…