President Clinton in Vilonia, AR

Sunday , 11, May 2014 Comments Off on President Clinton in Vilonia, AR

Before the car crash last Sunday, I was doing what I do in Vilonia, AR where an EF4 tornado the previous Sunday had destroyed much of the downtown area and was responsible for the deaths of 16 people in the region.

An aerial view of the devastation in Vilonia, AR. The white arrow indicates where the FEMA MRIC was parked and where the press conference took place.

An aerial view of the devastation in Vilonia, AR. The white arrow indicates where the FEMA MRIC was parked and where the press conference took place.

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson, Arkansas Governor Mike Bebee, Senator Mark Pryor, Rep. Tim Griffin and former President Bill Clinton joined local officials in a tour of the damaged area and a press conference near the FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Center (MRIC) on the main street of Vilonia.

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Here are some other photos:

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Some of the crowd gathered for the press conference.

Some of the crowd gathered for the press conference.

Former President Clinton speaking to reporters. Afterward he would graciously pose for photos with townspeople who were affected by the tornado.

Former President Clinton speaking to reporters. Afterward he would graciously pose for photos with townspeople who were affected by the tornado.

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