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May 10, 2021
Auburn Athletes Help with Tornado Cleanup
(APR - Alabama Public Radio ) - Fifty-two Auburn University student-athletes demolished two tornado-wrecked houses in Enterprise Saturday.

The homes were destroyed by the March First twister that struck Enterprise High School, killing eight students.

A-U's director of community relations and spirit Latisha Durroh organized the trip with Sydney Hoffman, a community relations representative from the governor's office.

The volunteers swinging sledgehammers included the entire A-U women's basketball coaching staff and representatives from the athletic department.

In a statement, Auburn head coach Nell Fortner says team members were at the S-E-C Tournament when the tornado hit and were very aware of what was going on. She says they knew right away that they wanted to do something to help Enterprise.

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