Keith supports hometown devastated by tornado
Monday, May 20, 2013
– Toby Keith voiced support on Monday for his hometown of Moore, Okla., which was hit by a monster tornado killing at least 50 people, including 20 children.
Keith issued a statement voicing his support for the town. "This storm has devastated the community that I grew up in. I rode my bike through those neighborhoods. I have family and friends in Moore. My heart and prayers go to those that have lost so much. But Moore is strong and we will persevere. God be with you all."
"Hometown got hit for the gazillionth time. Rise again Moore Oklahoma. Godspeed. Prayin," Keith tweeted.
Keith grew up in the Oklahoma City suburb and played football there. He graduated from Moore High School.
Moore is also the hometown of Kellie Coffey, who had a hit in 2001 with When You Lie Next to Me.
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