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Day 29: Glad To Live In The Middle

The east coast is bracing for Hurricane Sandy, a storm that some have dubbed “Frankenstorm” because it may hit near Halloween. Here in Oklahoma, we’re in tornado alley so I know how people in the path of storms feel. Luckily, in Oklahoma, they can track very precisely where these storms will hit and after a few hours, we are in the clear. I can’t imagine what it must be like to be in the path of a hurricane—the days of dread, the cleared grocery store shelves, the aftermath of downed trees and power lines. Today I am very glad to live in the middle of the country, away from hurricanes. My thoughts and prayers go out to those in the path of Sandy.

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