Tornado Aftermath in Arkansas

Groups of volunteers work to clear debris from a property that was hit by a tornado in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/New York Times)

Groups of volunteers work to clear debris from a property that was hit by a tornado in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/For The New York Times)

I went on an assignment took me on a 722 mile car ride to Arkansas and back yesterday. These are photos from Vinolia and Mayflower, Arkansas. Both towns were hit by tornadoes, and over a dozen people were killed.

People work to recover what is left of their homes that were destroyed by a tornado in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/New York Times)

People work to recover what is left of their homes that were destroyed by a tornado in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/For The New York Times)

The aftermath of a tornado in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/New York Times)

The aftermath of a tornado in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/For The New York Times)

The aftermath of a tornado in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/New York Times)

The aftermath of a tornado in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/For The New York Times)

Jeff King carries flags from the remains of his father's house in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/New York Times)

Jeff King carries flags from the remains of his father’s house in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/For The New York Times)

John Taylor, of Heber Springs, Arkansas, takes a break from helping clean up at a home in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014.  Taylor came to Vilonia to help clean up when he heard about the damage on the news. (Garett Fisbeck/New York Times)

John Taylor, of Heber Springs, Arkansas, takes a break from helping clean up at a home in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. Taylor came to Vilonia to help clean up when he heard about the damage on the news. (Garett Fisbeck/For The New York Times)

Terri Powell (gray) hugs her friend Michelle Maxwell, who lost her house to a tornado, in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/New York Times)

Terri Powell (gray) hugs her friend Michelle Maxwell, who lost her house to a tornado, in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/For The New York Times)

Jessica Maxwell and Cassie Leach help to recover belongings at a family member's home in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/New York Times)

Jessica Maxwell and Cassie Leach help to recover belongings at a family member’s home in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/For The New York Times)

People work to salvage what is left of their homes in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/New York Times)

People work to salvage what is left of their homes in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/For The New York Times)

Andy Pennington digs documents out of a home that was destroyed by a tornado in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/New York Times)

Andy Pennington digs documents out of a home that was destroyed by a tornado in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/For The New York Times)

Jim Roller hands off a box of documents to Bryan Robbins at a home that was destroyed by a tornado in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/New York Times)

Jim Roller hands off a box of documents to Bryan Robbins at a home that was destroyed by a tornado in Vilonia, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/For The New York Times)

Christopher Tingley carries possessions from a house before having to leave the neighbor for curfew in Mayflower, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/New York Times)

Christopher Tingley carries possessions from a house before having to leave the neighbor for curfew in Mayflower, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/For The New York Times)

Rosanna Wilges and Kay Bradley sort out what to do before having to leave their neighborhood for curfew in Mayflower, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/New York Times)

Rosanna Wilges and Kay Bradley sort out what to do before having to leave their neighborhood for curfew in Mayflower, Arkansas, Monday, April 28, 2014. (Garett Fisbeck/For The New York Times)

-Garett