February 8, 2008

After the storms

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(photo by Neil Brake)

(photo by Anne Rayner)

(photo by Anne Rayner)

Above, Serena Farrington tells reporters in Vanderbilt’s Emergency Department about the tornado that destroyed her home in Lafayette, Tenn., Tuesday night. Farrington was among the more than 20 people brought to Vanderbilt for treatment following the devastating series of storms Tuesday night that wreaked havoc across the state.

Below, Cory Noble holds his year-old son, Kyson Stowell, who was being treated at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Kyson was found at least 100 yards away from his home in Castalian Springs, which was destroyed by a tornado that also claimed the life of his mother, Kerri Stowell.