COLLINS, Miss. (BP) -- Already heavy-laden with the turmoil of a global COVID-19 pandemic, residents in several Southern states suffered the added burden of a string of tornadoes Easter Sunday that killed at least 27 people, destroyed hundreds of homes and left more than a million in the dark.
"Most everybody's still in shock," said Tommy Broom, director of missions for the Covington-Jefferson Davis Baptist Association in Collins, Miss., which comprises about 30 churches spread across several communities damaged by strong tornadoes. "It's kind of unreal." Read More