In the small southern Alabama town of Cottonwood, the steeple of Cottonwood First Baptist Church lay in twisted pieces in the churchyard. Less than a block away, the visitor’s bleachers at Cottonwood High School’s football stadium were upside down on the field.
Throughout the community, downed trees and power lines told the story of Hurricane Michael’s destructive path through the southeastern corner of Alabama.
But as neighbors checked on neighbors and first responders in the region rescued people trapped in their homes, residents expressed gratitude that no lives were lost and praised the work of emergency personnel as the cleanup began. (continued…)
Read the full article from The Alabama Baptist newspaper – http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/alabama-baptist-disaster-relief-assists-after-hurricane-michael.