Gatlinburg

Today my heart and thoughts go out to the people of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, who were devastated by wildfires over Monday night and Tuesday morning, resulting in almost all of Gatlinburg being burnt to the ground. The destruction is terrible and many people lost their homes and livelihoods. Unfortunately, most major news outlets barely gave any airtime to the story, instead continuing to rattle on ridiculously about politics. I find it disgraceful that most people had to rely on the internet for any information at all. I’ve never been to the area, but it looks beautiful.

If you would like to know ways you can help, here is an extensive list of places and charities taking physical and monetary donations.

2 thoughts on “Gatlinburg

  1. That is a shame about the media. Beautiful picture. My heart goes out to that town.
    Juneta @ Writer’s Gambit

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    1. I’m so sick of hearing about politics! You’d think something like this would make them pause for a bit. It’s a shame.

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