Putting Joplin Missouri Back Together Again

Remember the destructive tornadoes of May 2011?  Joplin Missouri was the town most devastated by those terrible storms.  One third of Joplin is gone, nothing left but the land…and the dreams that guide resilient citizens as they rebuild their lives and their city.  A quick snapshot of Joplin on October 29, 2011:  · A cement bank vault standing alone surrounded by a square of emptiness that used to be the bank · A parking lot that used to serve the bank’s customers surrounds the emptiness · A lonely make-shift, quickly erected structure serves as a temporary drive through window. Frank…