Renewal with Remembrance

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This video covers the ceremonies that occurred Memorial Day Weekend 2009 and the activities of the One Year Anniversary of the tornado that struck this rural community of Parkersburg, Iowa. It discusses how the community is doing one year later, highlights the dedication of the new Miracle Playground park along with social activities like the community picnic and a social gathering at the Emergency Management Services building. The video ends at a memorial service on the grounds of the elementary school where prayers and blessing are given to those who lost their lives. A bell tolls at 4:59 PM; the exact moment the tornado roared into with the reading of the names of those who died. - Location: parkersburg, IA
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