‘Hometown’ Hero: Joplin native, Kenny Foster, partners with the United Way to raise funds for the efforts to rebuild Joplin, MO

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (MuseWire) — Nashville based singer-songwriter Kenny Foster, a Joplin, Missouri native, has become a hometown hero by writing a song based on the May 22 tornado that ravaged his hometown one month ago, destroyed his childhood home and trapped his family in the crawl space of their home before they were rescued. Called “Hometown,” Foster’s powerful song details the emotional aftermath of the disaster, as affected families try to sort through the emotional wreckage and find a way to move on.