To the right are the paths of tornadoes over the years in the Moore, Oklahoma area.
Red: May 3rd, 1999 Tornado Path
Blue: May 8th, 2003 Tornado Path
Green: May 20th, 2013 Tornado Path
You can see how a portion of the 2013 storm (green) overlaps the 1999 storm (red), which was an F5 tornado that did around 1.1 billion dollars in damage. 36 people died in that storm and 8,000 homes were badly damaged or destroyed.
Exactly six months ago, the the Moore Medical Center found itself in the middle of an EF-5 tornado's path, leaving it a total loss.
Rebuilding hundreds of homes here means plenty of business for contractors and building crews. But when it's your hometown, your friends' and your neighbors' homes that are destroyed - it's personal.
A man whose nine-year-old daughter was killed in the Moore tornado talks to 2NEWS about how he's coping, six months later.
The message from Moore, among the death and destruction, is that life must go on. 2NEWS Reporter Pete Knutson learned from one of the tornado's youngest victims, it helps to have the faith of a child.
James Schroeder watched his neighborhood grow in the 1960s and he sees a familiar site as new houses are erected in the aftermath of the May 20 Moore tornado.
In the aftermath of the Moore tornado, putting storm shelters inside schools is a top priority for some Oklahomans. One parent who's life was changed forever after May 20 is leading the charge to get storm shelters in schools.