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Tornado survivor Linda Jones descends into her family's newly-installed storm shelter. She says she is still so unnerved by the April 27 tornado that killed her mother and aunt that she huddles in the underground sanctuary every time it rains. /Ben Benton Tornado survivor Linda Jones descends into her family's newly-installed storm shelter. She says she is still so unnerved by the April 27 tornado that killed her mother and aunt that she huddles in the underground sanctuary every time it rains. /Ben Benton

(Times Free Press) - Every morning they awaken with fresh wounds.

Every day it's as if the tornadoes struck just yesterday.

On most mornings, Bill Thompson must go to physical therapy in Chattanooga to treat shoulder injuries sustained when he was caught up in electrical wires, slammed repeatedly against the ground and blasted nearly skinless by debris flung by the April 27 tornado.

The pain, the need for rehabilitation, the devastated landscape around his home. They're vivid, daily reminders.

Read more of this story from our news partners at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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