Dresden Tornado: Survivor grateful for ‘God’s Pit Crew,’ new home

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: November 26, 2022 10:43 AM CT | Published: November 24, 2022 4:00 AM CT
David Waters
Special to the Daily Memphian

David Waters

David Waters is Distinguished Journalist in Residence and assistant director of the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis.

Gallimore was worried that night about her her 21-year-old granddaughter, who was at Gallimore’s house in Dresden, a small town about 120 miles northeast of Memphis near the Kentucky state line.

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