Man reunited with dog after tornado

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Man Who Lost Wife, Home In Tornado Finds Missing Dog

An Illinois man is holding on to one of the only things he loved that survived a tornado that ripped through his town last week

Eight tornadoes hit northern and central Illinois on Thursday. The strongest storm stretched half a mile wide and hit Fairdale where two people were killed.

One of those people was Clem Schultz's wife, Geraldine. It took her, their home and their dog Missy who disappeared during the storm.

Clem spent days looking for Missy and even set up a Facebook page and a GoFundMe campaign in hopes of getting Missy back. It wasn't until Saturday that he got a call from police saying a utility worker spotted her in a field.

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Clem's grandson told WMAQ volunteers had to chase Missy for more than 2 miles because she was still scared from the storm.

"She was really happy to see my grandfather and my grandfather was extremely happy to see her because it is basically all he has left after the storm and he hasn't let go of her since he got her."

Another Facebook page has also been set up to help families find their pets that went missing after the tornado like Missy.

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Crews search through the town for unaccounted people the morning after a tornado swept through the town on April 10, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, 11 people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago.

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This Friday, April 10, 2015 aerial image made from video provided by ABC 7 Chicago (WLS-TV) over Fairdale, Ill., shows damage after a tornado blew through the area Thursday evening. The National Weather Service says at least two tornadoes churned through six north-central Illinois counties.

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Michael West surveys the damage of his mother's home on IL-64 after a tornado swept through the night before, on April 10, 2015 in Rochelle, Illinois.

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Houses and property in ruin the morning after a tornado swept through the town the previous day on April 10, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois.

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This Friday, April 10, 2015 aerial image made from video provided by ABC 7 Chicago (WLS-TV) over Fairdale, Ill., shows damage after a tornado blew through the area Thursday evening. The National Weather Service says at least two tornadoes churned through six north-central Illinois counties.

(AP Photo/Courtesy of ABC 7 Chicago (WLS-TV)

Crews search through the town for unaccounted people the morning after a tornado swept through the town on April 10, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois.

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A semi was knocked on its side while parked behind the restaurant Grubstakers on IL-64 after a tornado came through the previous night, on April 10, 2015 in Rochelle, Illinois.

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Wreckage on IL-64 after a tornado came through the previous night, on April 10, 2015 in Rochelle, Illinois.

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Crews search through the town for unaccounted people the morning after a tornado swept through the town on April 10, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois.

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Metal is wrapped around a tree trunk on IL-64 after a tornado came through the previous night, on April 10, 2015 in Rochelle, Illinois.

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FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: A street sign and stop sign lay in wreckage at IL-72 and West Street after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: Crews work to clean debris on the IL-72 after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
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FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: Crews work to clean debris on the IL-72 after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 10: Crews work on West Street in the early morning hours after a tornado went through the town April 10, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: Books lay on the ground on IL-72 after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: Crews search wreckage on the IL-72 after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: Crews search wreckage on the IL-72 after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: A turtle plush on debris on the IL-72 after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: Crews work to clean debris on the IL-72 after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: Crews search wreckage on the IL-72 after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: People speak to police on West Street as crews work to clean debris after a tornado came through earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: Stefanie and Matthew Hurley look at the wreckage on the IL-72 with their family after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: Crews work to clean debris on the IL-72 after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: An American flag is caught in branches as crews work to clean debris after a tornado came through earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: An American flag is caught in branches as crews work to clean debris after a tornado came through earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: Crews work to clean debris on the IL-72 after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
A house is destroyed after a tornado touched down in Fairdale, Ill., on Thursday, April 9, 2015. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)
Firefighters search for victims as they go door-to-door off Highway 72 after a tornado touched down in Fairdale, Ill., on Thursday, April 9, 2015. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)
Firefighters search for victims as they go door-to-door off Highway 72 after a tornado touched down in Fairdale, Ill., on Thursday, April 9, 2015. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)
Officials and residents walk through a street after a tornado touched down in Fairdale, Ill., on Thursday, April 9, 2015. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)
Trees are mangled on Highway 72 after a tornado touched down in Fairdale, Ill., on Thursday, April 9, 2015. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 09: Passengers check a departure display at O'Hare International Airport on April 7, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Severe weather and a tornado watch in the Chicago area has prompted the cancellation of over 600 flights at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 09: Cancelled flights are shown on the departure display at O'Hare International Airport on April 7, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Severe weather and a tornado watch in the Chicago are has prompted the cancellation of over 600 flights at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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