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Future unclear for Moore residents, but strength grows daily

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MOORE, Okla. -

Funeral services were held Friday for the second child killed in Monday's Oklahoma tornado. He was a student at the Plaza Towers Elementary.

Fema members began registering survivors so they can receive assistance.

Residents have some uncertainty about their future in Moore. However their resolve to move on gets stronger every day.

It took four days for Martha Martin's emotions to finally catch up. "I cried today, It took awhile you worry about people I haven't worried about stuff at all," said Martin.

She was worried Monday. She heard the warnings, ducked into a walk-in closet with her dog Hally and waited. The twister hit her house head on. She could hear things crashing outside and knew it was bad.

"I got real scared when the roof went off," she said.

Her house is leveled and she was buried in debris. Five vehicles had been tossed onto her house and yard. One of them was hers. Amazingly, none of the cars landed on the room she was hunkered down in.

Her neighbors found her. She only needed five stitches.

Nearby, the memory of the EF-5 tornado remains fresh in Meagan Williams mind. "I heard like, it sounded like a train. I got a scar right here and my mom got a bruise right here on her forehead." she said.

The 3rd grader and her mom hid under the stairwell. "My mom was covering her body up on us that's how she got that bruise here, my chest hurts,"she said.

Marvin Williams still isn't sure what to do with his house. "Trying to get it cleaned up and figure out whether to rebuild or sell or what, I mean what do you do?"

"We just kind of want to get everything cleaned up salvage what we can kinda go from there just play it by ear," said Marvin Williams.

Meagan Williams found some joy in finding her cat Bucky. The family put out food and slowly Bucky crawled out of the debris and ate.

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