The license plates showed people came from all over: Iowa, Indiana, Arkansas, Louisiana, South Carolina, California and New York. And that just gets the list started. Hundreds of people stepped up this weekend to help Susan Littlejohn rebuild her animal rescue shelter that was hit by two tornadoes at once in a devastating April 4th storm. The project gained national attention and volunteers came from across to country to help. They stayed in area hotels, dined at regional restaurants and shopped at many of the local stores. Did merchants see much of a boost?
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