Plainview School Principal Ronald Bell talks in this 2012 photo about the construction of a safe room for the school and community in the wake of tornadeos that struck Rainsville, Ala., and the school last April. Each of eight sections of the safe room weighs in at 49 tons.
Photo by Ben Benton .
published Saturday, May 25th, 2013
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