Volunteers help storm survivors finish home in Ohatchee

Melissa Crabtree/CBS42
Melissa Crabtree/CBS42

[lin_video src=http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/embed/player.js?aspect_ratio=16×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1367014181&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4033999&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1367014181 type=script]OHATCHEE, Ala. (WIAT) – Two year’s later there are still storm survivors overwhelmed by the recovery process … today volunteers helped tackle daunting to-do lists throughout the region.

Ttim and Debbie Axelton  started from scratch two years ago when their double wide was blown away by a tornado in Ohatchee.

They even lived in a tent on their property while trying to rebuild.

Fifty volunteers helped finish their home Friday.

They worked on the soffits, reinforced retaining walls, painted, and did landscaping.

Tthe Alabama Rural Coalition for the Homeless helped organize the event.

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