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Seedling from 9/11 Survivor Tree planted in Joplin on anniversary of tornado

JOPLIN, MO (KPLR) – Survivors of the 2011 Joplin tornado now have a connection to survivors of the 9/11 terror attack. A seedling from a tree known as the 9/11 Survivor Tree was planted outside Mercy Hospital in Joplin on Sunday. 267 more words

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Seedling from 9/11 Survivor Tree planted in Joplin on anniversary of tornado

JOPLIN, MO (KTVI) – Survivors of the 2011 Joplin tornado now have a connection to survivors of the 9/11 terror attack. A seedling from a tree known as the 9/11 Survivor Tree was planted outside Mercy Hospital in Joplin on Sunday. 267 more words

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Making a way

Listening to Joplin today

Loving that raspy voice.

Doing laundry and packing my bags

Flying out of here today.

Feeling rather blue,

Life has finally struck me, 24 more words

Poetry

The Miracle of the Human Spirit

Five years ago, our lives changed. Five years ago, it was the worst night for the lives of hundreds, thousands of people after a line of storms ripped their way across south west Missouri. 318 more words

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Joplin Tornado: 5 Years Later and 5 Things I Know For Sure

It can be difficult to remember what our city looked like 5 years ago today. On May 22, 2011 at 5:41PM an EF-5 tornado slammed through Joplin, Missouri, and left unimaginable destruction in its path. 662 more words

Tornado

Joplin taught meĀ about tornadoes.

I learned theĀ importance of thick
leather belts and how they may be
wrapped around trees to hold a
person earthbound… 194 more words

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