For the people in North Texas, the New Year was a new start filled with uncertainty. Homes, lifetimes of memories, and priceless treasures were lost after a powerful tornado hit their area on December 26. But amid the rubble, hope was found.
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Because of the devastating tornado, eleven lives were taken. On one hand, resident Gina Berkshier and her family became separated from their two dogs, Lucy and Sawyer.
Two days after the incident, they decided to dig through the debris to find their belongings when they suddenly heard a very familiar cry.
“Oh, we heard him. We heard him crying out and barking,” Berkshier recalled.
After hearing the whimper, friends and family members immediately helped digging. After twenty minutes of checking the piles of wood, they saw the yellow hair of Sawyer.