Hi, I'm Carl Azuz.
Welcome to CNN STUDENT NEWS.
In yesterday's special edition we asked you to share your thoughts about this week's deadly tornado in Oklahoma.
From Rebecca, "We can't stop this.
But we can try our best to work on helping the victims and repairing the damage.
And from Jessica, "Stay strong,
stay together and hold on, because Oklahoma is getting on the road to recovery.
That road is certain to be a long one.
As people return to their homes, they are starting to rebuild.
Insurance officials think the tornado might have caused more than $2 billion in damages.
Chris Cuomo examined the power of the storm.
We're going to take you through the tornado's path from beginning to end.
If you look down here, you're going to see a brown line,
starts with this debris field, it starts going in this direction.
That is actually the tornado's trail, and as you see, it's going to get much more dramatic as we get near populated area.
You literally can trace with your finger a line where the tornado wind, the path is completely obvious.
It's about a block and a half line, and you notice it just by seeing everything that's destroyed.
Right now we're flying at 2500 feet above the ground,
scientists say that debris of the tornado ten times as high as we are right now into the air.
Look at the trees.
It looks like people pulled them up and laid them down there just like they were weeding their garden.
But those are huge old trees.
Cars are just littered along the trail.
They were never there, they weren't parked here, they were tossed like toys.
This part of the community really shows you the randomness and intensity of the tornado.
Some homes are just completely.
And in a block away, they've been spared.
And this part of the debris trail ends at a school where children lost their lives.
To protect themselves during the storm, some people were in the storm shelters in their homes,
this Youtube video shows what it looked like when one Oklahoma family came out of its shelter.
The mayor of Moore, Oklahoma, the city that was hit the worst by this tornado says he is going to push for a new law.
It would require that any new home has to be built with either storm shelter or a safe room.
The safe room was all that was left standing when the tornado hit this family's home in Alabama in 2011.
The house was destroyed,
but the family stayed inside their room.
These special rooms and shelters aren't luxurious ,
they have one purpose to keep people alive and Gary Tuchman shows us how.
The people who lived in this house that was destroyed, survived.
They survived because they left well in advance.
But if they didn't leave well in advance, they would have survived also because they had this heavy metal storm shelter.
I want to show you how it works.
You open the door, and you take a look inside.
And you see it's very cramped inside, there's not much room, but plenty of room to survive.
Walk down the steps with your family, you could probably fit seven or eight people and fit important things in here:
clothing, pictures, valuables, you come in and then you just shut the door.
a strong, dangerous wind that forms itself into an upside-down spinning cone and is able to destroy buildings as it moves across the ground
The entire village was obliterated by the tornado.
someone or something that has been hurt, damaged, or killed or has suffered, either because of the actions of someone or something else, or because of illness or chance
Think of yourself as a survivor, not a victim.
broken or torn pieces of something larger
Falling debris rained on us from above.
the quality of being felt strongly or having a very strong effect
The pain increased in intensity.
very comfortable and expensive
She has been honing for a luxurious life.