"I tried to do my best to explain everything," said rookie Tysyn Hartman, a native of nearby Wichita, Ks. "I was in Manhattan (Ks.) when the tornado hit, but obviously saw all of the news coverage. Basically there was nothing out here. You turn around 360-degrees and in every angle its destruction and debris.
"I tell them all of that, but then we get here and there are new houses being built. It just goes to show you how the community has responded in their commitment to rebuilding and getting their lives back together."