John Nero, 58, said he lost his home of 20 years when the tornado hit his Tuscaloosa neighborhood
. A separate twister hit Tuscaloosa, where Hughes
' daughter was a student at the University of Alabama
. Vince Hughes
is still haunted by that same tornado.Nightmares are less frequent now, but Hughes
said he can't rid himself of the memory of a crying woman who lost her daughter and was left to care for her young granddaughter. New construction is juxtaposed with grassy, wind-swept expanses.