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May 22, 2012


Tom Cook
The News-Leader

Riding Out The Joplin Tornado

Tom Cook tells the story of how his family home was hit by a tornado in 2008. His wife died and his home was destroyed. After that, Cook and his daughter moved to Joplin , Mo., and when he bought a new home he also purchased a steel tornado shelter. When the Joplin tornado hit, his home was destroyed again but this time he and his daughter were safe.

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