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How can the same community suffer so much, so many times? That’s what so many people are asking. I just got back from spending a few days in Moore, Oklahoma. This week it was hit by an EF-5 tornado. That means the storm that roared through here was packing winds greater than 200 miles per hour! I walk ¬†through neighborhoods once bustling with kids playing ball in their front yard, or dads… Read More

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I got a text late last night from a source saying there’s a six month old baby girl at a hospital in Springfield, Missouri and no one knows who she belongs to. Was it true, and if so, was the unidentified baby from the Joplin storms an hour away? How did she get there? Where are her parents? Are they looking for her? Are they among the dead? The news spread on… Read More

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I don’t know how long I’d been standing there. It was early morning, day two of covering the monster that struck Joplin. I just stepped out of our satellite truck, staring at all the destruction around me. Where do I begin? Candy and Waggles It didn’t take long before the first story of the day found me. A few feet away a woman carrying a dog was wandering around in a daze…. Read More

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