Bremen High School teacher Jessica Labbe knew there was severe weather in the forecast. A line of powerful thunderstorms was about to hit Haralton County, Georgia. Just after lunch, the tornado sirens began blaring across town. And inside her classroom, cell phones beeped and buzzed – warning students of dangerous weather. Tornado Warning.

Teachers ushered their students into a hallway so they could be sheltered from the storm. “When something like that happens, you worry about kids being upset, people being nervous. I have two kids of my own at the elementary school. You’re immediately worried.” Mrs. Labbe told me. “Already running through my head, I’m praying and thinking – how can I calm these kids if anybody does start to panic?” READ MORE