Home Care Shines through a Dark Day: Agencies Pick up the Pieces after Tornado Rips Apart Joplin, MO

Using records kept since 1950, what the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has identified as the deadliest tornado in the United States in over half a century, a category EF5 behemoth, leveled much of Joplin, MO Sunday and was followed by violent storms afterward. News agencies have reported some 123 deaths so far and hundreds…