Photo: Cross that survived Joplin tornado inspires

In May of last year, a terrible tornado ripped through Joplin Missouri killing over 100 people.  The tornado destroyed the local St. Mary’s Catholic church.  All that remained was the cross.   This week during the anniversary, Joplin residents gathered around the cross to reflect, remember and renew their spirits.

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