‘I’m a survivor’: Woman who survived an Osha tornado says she is a survivor
When Osha tore through the Texas city of McKinney in 2010, the storm left dozens dead and many others injured.
The tornado, which is known to be one of the deadliest in the nation, also damaged the city’s main hospital, the Texas Health Science Center, which had been home to some of the country’s deadliest patients.
Now, Osha survivor, and Texas native, Ashley Smith, says she feels lucky to have survived the storm.
She told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the tornado was the worst she had ever experienced and that she will never forget it.
“I will never forgive myself if I ever do it again,” Smith told AP.
“I was lucky to be alive.
I was lucky.
But I am not a survivor, I’m not an athlete, I am just a human being.”
Smith, a member of the Osha tribe in Oklahoma, says the tornado is one of her biggest regrets and it’s one that will haunt her.
“You know what?
I think about it every day,” she said.
“And I think it’s been a huge lesson for me.”
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