A glimpse at those who lost their lives in the April 27 tornado outbreak

Mount Peria Missionary Baptist Church was severely damaged in the April 27, 2011 storms that tore through the region. The Ringgold, GA church hopes to rebuild the church but is struggling with the challenges.

When a series of storms and tornadoes touched down throughout the tri-state area on April 27, 76 people lost their lives either during the storm or in the days after.

Three students from Northeast Alabama died in Tuscaloosa, bringing the total deaths to 79 for Southeast Tennessee, Northeast Alabama and Northwest Georgia.

Here is a brief glimpse of who those people were, provided by the families and friends who continue to grieve their loss two months after they died.

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