Third grade teacher covers students with her own body during Oklahoma tornado


MOORE, Oklah.,- Jennifer Doan, a teacher at Plaza Towers Elementary, rushed her students into the hallway of the school and used her body as a shield to cover as many students as she could when the tornado hit. She tried to help the terrified children by telling them to keep calm and that everything will be alright. She wrapped her arms around the ones she could, tucked her head down, then suddenly the tornado came through, destroying the school. Doan has no idea how long they were hidden in the rubble before rescuers reached them, but she kept telling her students that help would be there soon. Doan suffered from sternum and spine fractures, but is expected to make a full recovery.


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