Police in the southern Russian region of Dagestan say a female suicide bomber has injured at least 11 police officers and civilians.More >>
A female suicide bomber blew herself up in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday, injuring at least 18, including two children and five police officers, authorities said. The attacker was later identified as a...More >>
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It is official, Boy Scouts of America must accept all male youth no matter their sexual orientation. On Thursday, more than 60-percent of the Boy Scouts of America's 14-hundred-members voted for theMore >>
It is official, Boy Scouts of America must accept all male youth no matter their sexual orientation.More >>
"I've always loved to fly, I've skydived, I was in the Marines and I was looking for the next great thing,"said Lamar County resident, Lance Sanderford.
Sanderford's idea of a hobby may seem to some like an adrenaline rush, or a death defying stunt.
"I'm sure people have seen the guy flying around the rural areas of the county in this black and green paraglider with a motor on his back and wondered who is this guy,"said Sanderford.
For about a year, Sanderford has flown around Lamar County, and beyond, in a paraglider for fun. He captures each moment and posts the video to his Facebook page and Youtube.
"I wear a helmet mounted camera, a Go Pro Camera, that's a high definition camera," said Sanderford.
After the February 10 tornado ripped through the Pine Belt, Sanderford thought he would turn his hobby into something meaningful.
"I realized this would be my opportunity to take time to show people, you know, follow the path,"said Sanderford.
Sanderford followed the path of the EF4 tornado from hundreds of feet in the air. He says he hoped it could help rescue workers and emergency officials see the entire picture of the damage. And maybe give a different mindset to residents.
"It really gives them a sense of, 'Wow, look what happened right around my home. Look at my neighbors house.' They get to see areas they are familiar with from a different viewpoint,"said Sanderford.
Sanderdord says the experience did the same for him.
"And I immediately projected myself into their shoes, and I thought what if that was my family, what if that was my children standing in a pile of ruble," said Sanderford.
Saturday, May 25 2013 8:34 PM EDT2013-05-26 00:34:55 GMT
Some Hattiesburg-area VFW and American Legion members paid special tribute to our nation's veterans today, with help from some young volunteers. They placed American flags on the graves of thousands ofMore >>
Some Hattiesburg-area VFW and American Legion members paid special tribute to our nation's veterans Saturday, with help from some young volunteers.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 5:52 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:52:06 GMT
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. It included the laying of a wreath at a fallen officersMore >>
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. More >>
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