Two schools were destroyed by that huge tornado Monday in Moore,
Oklahoma, while teachers and students huddled in hallways and closets.
Most of them survived, thanks to the schools' severe weather plans.
Lynn's Law makes it illegal for a person who has assumed responsibility
for and is knowledgeable of another's inability to care for him or
herself to abandon that person.
Jim Henry, who was named the temporary head of the troubled Department
of Children's Services in February, will now assume the role
permanently, Gov. Bill Haslam announced this morning.
A Tennessee-based team of emergency service workers has gone to Oklahoma to help with tornado recovery.
The storm system that brought devastation to central Oklahoma is expected to weaken before moving into Tennessee.
Amidst all the devastation after a huge tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, there are signs of hope, and happiness.
On May 20, 2013, a devastating tornado ripped through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore. The storm leveled schools, businesses, and homes. At least 24 were killed and hundreds injured.
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The law allows the court to appoint a conservator to manage the assets
of a person a judge finds unable to handle his or her own affairs.
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