Like the Hand of God

March goes out like a lion with Carolina twisters and a howling nor'easter

Hazel Taylor and his wife Yvonne joined hands in terror as the tornado funnel raced toward their mobile home in Abney, S.C. The winds tore the trailer apart, lifted up the Taylors and whirled them 100 ft. through the air like two figures from the second circle of Dante's Inferno. Rescue workers found them lying in a field, dazed but aliveĀ—and still holding hands.

The Bell family of Winnsboro, S.C., had no such luck. Ulese Bell, 52, and his son Ulese Jr. dived under a bed as the funnel approached....

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