Recovery from the March 19, 2018, tornado has been swift in some places, slow in others. The photo comparisons below compare scenes shot in the days after the storm with updated photos shot last week. Click to move the slider from left to right to compare then and now.

Survivors of the March 19, 2019, tornado spoke with five student journalists from The Star and the University of Alabama's Community Journalism master's degree program. They shared their stories of the night of the storm, and of the year since.

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