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For Some Joplin Students, School Means 'The Mall'

Joplin Tornado

First Posted: 08/16/11 03:02 PM ET Updated: 10/16/11 06:12 AM ET

NBC News:

When classes begin in Joplin, Mo., on Wednesday, just 87 days after a tornado ripped through the city, about 900 students will take their seats in an unusual learning environment -- a shopping mall.

"But this will be no ordinary mall," promises Jim Dunn, a spokesman for Joplin School District.

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