OKLAHOMA CITY —
Jennifer Sweeten and her husband used a refund from their federal taxes to install a shelter in their Oklahoma City home in March 2013.
“I thought: How stupid are we to live in Oklahoma without a storm shelter or basement?” Sweeten said. “We felt like that was the best use of our refund. My husband actually wanted to go on a little vacation, and I said, ‘Nope, we’re getting a storm shelter.”’
It’s lucky they did. Two months later, two tornadoes swept through the area, and the family took shelter underground.
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