By CTV News, June 4, 2017
‘I just had to get it cut’
An Alberta man showed remarkable dedication to keeping a tidy lawn on Friday, continuing with his mowing as a large tornado swirled on the horizon.
Theunis Wessels told CTV News Channel on Sunday that he needed to get his grass cut ahead of a busy weekend of chauffeuring his children to their sporting events. His wife Cecilia snapped the now widely-shared photo, which has created a storm of its own on social media.
“We’re originally from South Africa and this is the first time we’ve ever seen a tornado,” Theunis said. “I was watching all the time to see what it was going to do.