“You mention that you were in the tornado and they say, ‘oh, are you one of the Bathtub Brothers’ and you kind of give them that smile and nod, yeah, that was me,” says Maffett.
Their survival marked a bit of a turning point for these guys.
"This day rolls around and I still get text from family members telling me they're glad I'm still around,” Mercer says. “It’s just one of those days where you feel even more fortunate to be alive than any of the other days of the year.”
"Back when we were living together, none of us really had a clue what we wanted to do with our lives. But now David's working toward a career where he's at and Terrell's doing ministry, something I think both can be very proud of,” Clemons says.
“Myself, I found a career that I feel like I can be proud of,” adds Clemons, who is now a Chattanooga police officer.
And they're friends forever.
Here's proof: “I guess I’d get my butt kicked if I didn't mention I got married as well,” Clemons says. “Thank you, David. Like I said, they always got my back.”
Today, Terrell is a pastor and has a 3-month-old son. David is in college and working to move up in his career. Jason serves the city of Chattanooga as a police officer.
Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-08-24 03:49:44 GMT
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