(WORLDMAG) — Three members of a family known for its leadership in the homeschool community died in a tornado Sunday evening in Arkansas. The storm system, which spawned dozens of tornadoes in southern states Sunday, Monday, and early Tuesday, has resulted in 31 deaths so far.
The Tittle family of Paron, Ark., runs a bookselling business called ReformationKidz that’s popular among homeschoolers. Rob Tittle, 48, and two of his nine children—Tori, 20, and Rebekah, 14—died in the storm.
One of Tittle’s daughters, 17-year-old Emily, said her parents and siblings were running to take cover beneath a staircase when the tornado hit their two-story home. “You could just see the wind was just crazy,” she said. It tore away the walls and destroyed the house.
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