Mayor of Adair Says Small Town Supports the Brownlee Family

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ADAIR, Iowa-- The Mayor of Adair, John Larsen's heart breaks for the Brownlee family.

Wednesday, an EF-2 tornado tore through Linda and Harold Brownlee's home. Linda was killed and Harold suffered serious injuries.

The Brownlees are longtime residents of Adair.

"Well, we definitely support them I haven't heard of any fundraisers yet, but I am sure there will be," Mayor John Larsen said.

Mercy Medical Center says Harold faced a five-hour surgery Thursday; he is in critical but stable condition.

The family asks for privacy as Harold recovers.

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