Plaza Towers Elementary School was destroyed by the giant tornado that hit Moore, Okla., but thanks to the heroic efforts of teachers such as Rhonda Crosswhite, many of the children survived. NBC’s Kate Snow reports.
As evening drew to a close in Oklahoma, after a day of tireless searching for survivors among the debris left behind by a powerful tornado, officials said the operation could end by nightfall Tuesday.
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