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Editor's note: We received word around 1:30pm ET Wednesday that Jenkins' grandparents were found alive.
On the heels of a devastating tornado that ripped through Oklahoma on the strength of winds registering more than 200 miles per hour, on Tuesday evening "Piers Morgan Live" invited Cassandra Jenkins to share her painful and emotional story.
Flanked by her family, Jenkins told Piers Morgan about her grandparents Thomas and Claudia Foutch who haven't been seen or heard from since the tornado made landfall in their town of Moore:
"We've tried to locate them at every hospital, every shelter, every Red Cross. Anything that we can possibly reach out to we have, and they are still not located," she said as part of her live interview. "They are both in their 80's. My grandmother suffers from some dementia. My grandfather has some heart trouble. We know they've been without medication now for two days which is scary in itself. We are just very, very worried."
Jenkins says her grandparents home is still standing, despite property less than a mile away having been leveled. According to witnesses, the Foutch's were seen leaving a funeral at 2:30 in the afternoon on Monday, but since that point, neither the elderly couple, nor their vehicle, has been accounted for:
"They are God-given people. They are very loving. They would give the shirt off their backs to anybody. They love their family. They love their grand kids, their great-grand kids. This is their life, is these kids and their family, and their church family," explained Jenkins, with tears welling in her eyes. "It is very out of character. They have never gone this far without trying to reach out to somebody. They mean a lot to a lot of people."