LISTEN: The Tornado That Devastated Wheelersburg, Ohio

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This past Monday, April 23, 2018, was the 50th anniversary of the Wheelersburg, Ohio, tornado of 1968.

The F5-rated tornado destroyed countless homes, injured 92 people and killed 7 people, including a 15-year-old girl in the rural town near Portsmouth, Ohio.

The Timestop podcast, in collaboration with WOUB Public Media, tells the story of three families who faced it the natural disaster: a family that survived, a family that saved and a family that grieved.

Listen to an excerpt of episode three of the podcast detailing part one of the story about Wheelersburg, Ohio, tornado, below:

To listen to the full episodes about the Wheelersburg, Ohio, tornado, find the Timestop podcast on the Apple Podcast App, the Stitcher Radio App or go to