Much like any disaster, the wildfires that ravaged parts of Tennessee were a dominating story in the news for days and even weeks. In late 2016 images from the scorched Smoky Mountain areas were shown on news stations across the nation while stories of loss, recovery, and hope also surfaced. But after the immediacy of the need for disaster relief wears off there are still the weeks and months that follow — which often hold many needs but fewer volunteers.
That’s where Tennessee found itself this January as it called on Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief and other state relief groups for help. (continued…)
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