On May 19, 2012 I visited the same locations that I had been one year earlier when I photographed the immediate aftermath of the tornado that struck Joplin on May 22, 2011. The locations are the same, but the landscape has changed in the past year nearly as much as it changed in the few minutes it took for the tornado to pass. It is healing to see the places where so much destruction occurred rebuilding into a new, clean, hopeful Joplin.
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