Cindy's Photos (21 Photos) - Read Cindy's Story

1. Newspaper Photo featured in the World-Herald in 1995 for the 20-year anniversary of the tornado.
(NNE View)
The two girls on the left are Linda Gomez, in stripes, and Wanda Smith, sister of a reader that sent his comments. (See Reader's Comments under Main Page and More)
2. Close up of neighbors car that ended up on over the Mau children and their mother.
(NE View)
3. Close up of neighbors car that ended up on over the Mau children and their mother.
Similar to first picture.(NNE View)
4. This is where the house use to be. The neighbors car blew in from the right and ended up over the Mau children and their mother.
5. Looking down into the basement bedroom where the car ended up over the Mau children and their mother.
6. The space to the right of the tire is where the Mau children and their mother were seeking shelter when the tornado hit.
7. Looking east from across the street towards the Mau's property on North 70th Avenue near Grant Street.
8. Same as previous picture showing the approximate location of the Mau house before it was destroyed.
9. Looking north east from the Mau's foundation, this is where the remains of their house were deposited; in their back yard, side yard and on the Donner's house and yard.
10. Looking east at the Mau's camper trailer buried in the debris from their destroyed house.
11. Looking east, the next door neighbor's house to the south of the Mau's property (to the left). Although, standing, this house was completely rebuilt.
12. The neighborhood to the north of the Mau' house. Taken from Grant Street just west of North 70th Avenue.
13. Looking north on North 70th Avenue.
14. The car is removed from the basement.
15. This is the area in from which the car was removed.
16. A sign is placed on the tree in the Mau's front yard by the oldest child, Cheryl.
The sign reads, "Mau 2043 Late 70th Ave".
17. Same as previous picture showing approximately where the house was located.
18. Shortly after the clean up, Cindy's great grandmother, Francis Herr, sits on the back wall of the foundation.
19. Shortly after the clean up, Cindy's great grandmother, Francis Herr, and grandmother, Wilma Kepler,
investigate the basement room where the Mau children and mother took shelter, surviving the F4 tornado.
20. Cindy's father, Bob Mau, stands on the back foundation of where his house use to stand.
21. The Mau's house during the rebuild.