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19-Nov-2013  
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Midwesterners affected by Sunday's severe thunderstorms and tornadoes are turning to Facebook to help reunite missing belongings with their owners.

Photographs and documents, some of which travelled over a hundred miles in the high winds, have been posted to a page called Found items from the Washington Illinois and Diamond Illinois Tornadoes.

Precious school pictures, irreplaceable family photos, important tax return documents and even a certificate from the National Piano Playing Auditions have been found and posted to the page, which serves as a digital monument to the devastation that took at least eight lives and wounded dozens, according to the Associated Press.

Post by Found items from the Washington Illinois and Diamond Illinois Tornadoes.

A post of a damaged piece of mail had the caption,"Found in my Joliet yard! Mailing address is in Peoria! That's 128 miles from my house."

A school assignment, which appeared to be about a frog's arms and legs, is ripped but still salvageable, and a wedding photo, still in good condition, awaits its owners to claim and re-frame it.
 
 
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