(NECN) - For a member of the NECN family, the devastating tornado in Missouri hits home. Darrell Smith's parents moved to Joplin about a decade ago.
NECN's Latoyia Edwards spoke with them about the moment the twister hit, and the devastation that followed.
The Heart of Missouri United Way launched a Joplin Relief Fund, where 100 percent of all donations will be given to relief efforts in Joplin. Text "JOPLIN" to 864833 to make a $10 donation, or visit the organization's website for more information.