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Crystal Lake man seeks volunteers for trip to Oklahoma

Published: Saturday, May 25, 2013 5:30 a.m.CDT

CRYSTAL LAKE –A Crystal Lake man is seeking volunteers and donations for a trip to the area of Oklahoma devastated by a tornado earlier this week.

Bernie Boyle, who twice last year went with a group of area residents to Joplin, Mo., to help with tornado cleanup efforts there, is looking for able-bodied individuals willing to take the more than 800-mile trek to suburban Oklahoma City on June 9.

The F5 tornado killed at least 24 people, destroyed countless homes and reduced one elementary school almost entirely to rubble, killing seven children inside.

For information or to donate, call 815-788-1050.

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