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In Kentucky, tornado survivors find shelter and hope at church center

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By Aleksandra Michalska WINGO, Ky. (Reuters) – Mayfield, Kentucky, resident Melinda Gouin is counting herself lucky, even after a huge tree ripped from the ground by tornadoes destroyed her home. Gouin was hospitalized when the tornadoes struck on Friday. A day later when she was released from the hospital, she found shelter at the Way Community Center in Wingo, about 10 miles (16 km) south of Mayfield, which has sheltered a steady stream of tornado survivors. The deadly string of twisters killed at least 74 people in Kentucky and at least 14 elsewhere. Gouin said she feared she would awake to…

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