Sunday’s tornados left piles of rubble across central Arkansas, leaving dozens of families to sift through the debris for anything they can salvage.
One military veteran in Mayflower, whose house turned into rubble, got a helping hand.
“Being in Vietnam and that, Vietnam ain’t nothing compared to the way this area is right now,” says Arvid Straschinske.
Straschinske says he lost hope of ever finding his most prized possession.
“I didn’t think I’d ever see them again. I really didn’t because like you said I mean look at this,” he says.