‘My heart is aching,’ says one Utahn with family back home in Turkey [kuer.org]


Sevtap Yilmaz — a Utahn born and raised in Adana, Turkey — got emotional as she recounted the stories of her brother, a family physician back home. On Feb. 6, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Turkey and Syria. At least 50,000 people have been killed in the quake and aftershocks, according to the United Nations.