updated 10:47 PM EDT, Tue May 21, 2013
Nathan Gunter says Okies have learned to love the big sky, but also to watch it carefully for signs of trouble. When the sky betrays us, we cope by helping one another.
Tornado researcher Louis Wicker says progress is being made on understanding and predicting extreme storms, but if you hear a warning, take cover immediately
LZ Granderson says the heroics of teachers who shielded kids in the Oklahoma tornado remind us of what they do for our country
Ali Ferzat, the Syrian cartoonist whose hands were broken after he drew a cartoon critical of the regime, is undaunted in exile, convinced that he will live and draw in Syria again
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