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David Muir shares photos of devastation from journey away from home for work

The 20/20 anchor is reporting on the harrowing events


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Ahad Sanwari
Ahad Sanwari - New York
Senior WriterNew York
March 28, 2023
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David Muir jetted off to Mississippi on Monday to provide coverage for the slew of tornadoes that had hit the region, a phenomenon over the weekend that left many meteorologists and storm chasers shaken.

Covering the devastation caused by the natural occurrences for ABC News, he shared a photograph that saw him touching down in Jackson, Mississippi overnight.

VIDEO: David Muir's glimpse into his waterside home

He provided another chilling glimpse of his reporting with a black and white snap of a sign that read "Yall be strong" surrounded by debris.

David reported from Rolling Fork, a small town which had been affected the most by the tornado that hit on Friday and which produced a number of viral images of wreckage.

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The 49-year-old visited Rolling Fork to provide a glimpse of the way the people of the town were recovering, speaking with a few of them for the news show.

"In Mississippi, @davidmuirabc reports on the deadly trail of destruction and incredible stories of survival after at least 15 confirmed tornadoes barreled through four states over the weekend, killing more than 20 people," World News Tonight stated on social media.

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David provided glimpse of the destruction caused in Mississippi

Fans praised David for his diligent reporting, with one commenting: "David, you are so caring. Thanks for the great reporting. So sad what all those people have lost," and another adding: "The volunteers, the angels, David and his team and ABC handling this story with so much dignity and compassion."

The segment even included some video footage from Accuweather that depicted how the storm had ravaged Rolling Fork in a matter of minutes.

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A spate of storms have been rolling through the Southeast, having already killed 26 people and injured several others, not including the damage to life and property caused in Rolling Fork.

After an emergency tornado watch was declared on Saturday, President Joe Biden approved a major disaster declaration for the state on Sunday to speed up relief efforts through the use of federal grants.

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ABC News covered the damage in Rolling Fork, Mississippi

Rolling Fork mayor Eldridge Walker added to The Washington Post: "I'm having to meet my families, those who have lost loved ones, and help them make it through this traumatic time."

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