"This is just a building, the church is still here," said Terry Lanoue, pastor of the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, on March 3, 2012. On March 2, tornados hit southern Indiana leaving widespread damage in their wake.
"I guess this is all I can salvage," Tony Sherrad said, while holding a pile of his muddy clothes on March 3,2012. Marysville, a town of about 1,900 people, was almost wiped off the map leaving community members’ homeless.
Community members stand on the roof of one of the few buildings left standing in Marysville, Indiana surveying the damage as a helicopter flies over delivering supplies to workers, on March 3, 2012.
Community members embrace as Elain Vienna hugs her thirteen-year-old dog, Ben, after he is pulled from what is left of her house after a tornado tore through Henryville, IN. on March 3.2012. Ben had been missing since the tornado touched down and was thought to be dead.
Almost immediately after tornadoes tore through southern Indiana, workers began clearing what was left of their homes so they could begin the rebuilding process, on March 3, 2012.
The entrance of a church that was left standing after a tornado destroyed Marysville, Indiana, on March 3, 2012. This church, a post office, a hardware store, a water tower and a hand-full of houses were the only buildings left standing.
A mangled truck and what is left of a house sit in a yard, on March 3, 2012, a day after an EF-4 tornado ripped through Marysville, Indiana.
A cross still attached to the steeple of a church, on March 3, 2012, in Marysville, Indiana after tornadoes touched down. The winds from the tornadoes were so powerful that debris from Marysville was found in Ohio and Kentucky.