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Joplin Tornado Teaches True Meaning of School

Randy Turner | Posted 07.23.2012 | Home
Randy Turner

It was just a building that was destroyed, one that had packed many memories into its two years, but just a building. The circumstances that brought us together were horrific, but what a wonderful school year.

Sharing Stories After the Joplin Tornado

Randy Turner | Posted 11.26.2011 | Home
Randy Turner

During the four hours we were at Hastings Books in Joplin Saturday, we heard terrifying stories, some sad, some uplifting of the May 22 event that forever reshaped the lives of Joplin residents.

The School Year That Never Ended

Randy Turner | Posted 09.19.2011 | Home
Randy Turner

For the seventh and eighth graders, the final gathering of this school year at Joplin East Middle School was the first opportunity they had to see their friends since the tornado.