Joplin, Missouri (CNN) -- A tornado struck Joplin, Missouri, on May 22, flattening buildings, destroying neighborhoods and killing more …
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Joplin, Missouri (CNN) -- A tornado struck Joplin, Missouri, on May 22, flattening buildings, destroying neighborhoods and killing more people than any other U.S. tornado since modern record-keeping began in 1950.

 

They had 24 minutes to escape the twister

 

A week after the storm, the death toll stood at 142.

 

Video: Security cams show twister hit

 

Were you affected? Help us document the tornado aftermath and the community’s efforts to rebuild. Share your images, videos and stories from Joplin.

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