Website Asks, 'What Would You Take' In A Fire?

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Residents of Joplin, Missouri and other tornado-ravaged areas are sifting through the rubble, looking for missing possessions: everything from a treasured photo to car keys.

The search for what's important has drawn attention to a website called the Burning House, which poses the question to readers, "If your house were burning down, what would you take with you?"

Hundreds of people have responded from across the world. An Iranian man says he would bring family videos on VHS tape. A woman who lives in a fire-prone area of Arizona says she'd bring her pets and some snacks.  We speak with Foster Huntington, who started the website.

What would you take with you? Post a comment or join the Facebook conversation.

This segment aired on May 31, 2011.


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