Girl Sends Tooth Fairy Money to Tornado Victims

April 24, 2012; 4:51 AM ET
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A young girl sent a heart-warming message to Arlington, Texas, tornado victims.

Cheyenne Jenkins, a 7-year-old girl, sent a note that read, "I'm sorry for what hit your house" and a few dollars of tooth fairy money to Arlington City Hall after seeing images of damaged homes on TV.

Several tornadoes ripped across northern Texas on April 3, 2012, causing serious damage to homes, vehicles and businesses.

The tornado that struck Arlington was rated an EF-2. It carved a 4.6-mile path through Kennedale and Arlington with a path width of 150 yards.

The money from Cheyenne will be sent to Mission Arlington, which has helped with donating food and volunteers.

Donations for Arlington, Texas, tornado victims can also be sent to the American Red Cross or The Salvation Army.

For more on the tornado recovery in Arlington, click here.

This close-up aerial view of Arlington, Texas, after the EF-2 tornado tore through shows many homes with damaged roofs. Click here to see a before and after aerial view of the tornado damage.


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