Family recovers baby picture carried away by tornado

PRIMM SPRINGS, Tenn. (AP) -- More than a month after tornadoes tore through Tennessee, killing 33 people, Jimmy and Sherry Jones have recovered a 22-year-old baby picture of their daughter that was carried miles from their home.

Jeremy Heidt, who is a spokesman for the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, found the picture of a baby girl dressed in pink along a tree line near his Bells Bend home.

Heidt posted the picture on the agency's Web site and e-mailed it to emergency officials.

But it was when a family member saw the picture in Nashville newspaper The Tennessean that the Joneses learned it had been found.

Sherry Jones says the couple lost just about everything during the storms, so anything they can get back means a lot to them.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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