Belynda Mitchell holds onto her father-in-law

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 13, 2004

, George Mitchell, as names of victims of the 1953 tornado are read aloud during a memorial service at the corner of Crawford and Washington streets, Dec. 5. Mitchell’s wife and two daughters were trapped in the Saenger Theatre for hours during the recovery effort after the tornado. (Melanie Duncan Thortis/The Vicksburg Post)

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