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Md. Woman Desperately Looks for Missing Okla. Cousin

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Samantha McDonald (Photo: WBOC) Samantha McDonald (Photo: WBOC)

HURLOCK, Md.- Samantha McDonald of Hurlock was glued to her TV hearing the news of Monday's massive tornado that ripped through Moore, Okla.

"This is my home, my home," said McDonald.

The neighborhood she ran up and down as a kid is now nothing but piles of rubble.

"When I see my home like that it's heart wrenching," said McDonald. "It's just devastating. And I want to help so bad but I can't do anything to help."

And it gets worse. McDonald does not know if her cousin made it out alive.

"The area he was living in was the area that got hit, and we cant find him," said McDonald.

McDonald told WBOC she left her cousin Billy messages on his Facebook page.

"I said, 'Please contact us, we are all worried sick about you and your daughter,'" McDonald said. "We tried contacting him at the number connected to his Facebook page. Nothing."

So she is keeping a close eye on footage of the tornado's aftermath, looking for a glimpse of her cousin.

"It's like I can't walk away from it," said McDonald. She added, "I walked away long enough for me to do the dishes. And even then I kept running back every time they're showing more footage from it, interviews with people, hoping that I would see him."

Emergency crews are searching for survivors. There is not much left of the town.

"It's amazing that people have survived that thing," said McDonald. "That in itself is a miracle."

But hope remains. McDonald is hoping her cousin is OK.

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