Photo found in Tulsa yard. Finder noted it was "processed 9/18/12 by"

Photo found in Moore.

Photo found in Sapulpa, OK; reunited with owner Rebecca McAnally via Facebook.

A letter; found by a 2-year-old.

Memento from a birth; found near Mannford, OK, over 100 miles from the tornado.

Photo found in Collinsville, OK, over 130 miles from the tornado site.

Remy the dog; recovered quickly after his photo was posted on the Facebook group.

Found in Tulsa, May 20.

Found in Skiatook.

Found in Sand Springs.

Found in Jenks.

Found in Sand Springs with "66" and "A35" on the back.

Found in Moore.

Found off of Tucker between Wallace and Independence in Shawnee.

Lost In A Tornado, Found On Facebook

Facebook groups help reunite tornado victims with their precious possessions and pets.

One incredible aspect of a tornado is its ability to snatch up people's possessions—or even their pets—and deposit them far away.

The day after the May 20 tornado in Oklahoma, a woman named Leslie Hagelberg found a family photograph on her front lawn—90 miles away from the storm, in West Tulsa. She started a Facebook group to reunite people with their belongings. The group already has over 11,000 members.

There's also a separate website and several Facebook groups for lost and found pets.

Facebook has been used in this way after other tornadoes, including the 2011 twisters in Joplin, MO and Alabama. In some cases, people are using the codes from photo printing sites to reunite pictures with their owners.

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  • Erka

    i saw this tornado accident in online
    i am speechless
    hope they are fine