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June 10, 1991 | DAVID LAMB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Among the eulogies heard these days for the small towns of the Great Plains, one might expect to find the name of Wray. "I wonder why this place died?" a passer-by might ask, and the answer would come in the wind and the dust and the silence of the prairies. In fact, the town nearly did die in 1971, struck by a tornado that flattened almost everything in sight. But Dale and Eunice Wisdom opened the doors of their lumberyard and told people, "Just take what you need.
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June 10, 1991 | DAVID LAMB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Among the eulogies heard these days for the small towns of the Great Plains, one might expect to find the name of Wray. "I wonder why this place died?" a passer-by might ask, and the answer would come in the wind and the dust and the silence of the prairies. In fact, the town nearly did die in 1971, struck by a tornado that flattened almost everything in sight. But Dale and Eunice Wisdom opened the doors of their lumberyard and told people, "Just take what you need.
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