American Flag Waves One Year After the Tornado that Struck Joplin

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Joplin, Mo., May 21, 2012 -- An American flag waves one year after a deadly EF-5 tornado struck the city of Joplin on May 22, 2011. The tornado killed 161 residents of Joplin, destroyed 25% of the town and generated $2.2 billion in property damage. FEMA supports the recovery efforts of towns and communities like Joplin as they work to rebuild after a disaster. Photo by Christopher Mardorf/FEMA
Joplin, Mo., May 21, 2012 -- An American flag waves one year after a deadly EF-5 tornado struck the city of Joplin on May 22, 2011. The tornado killed 161 residents of Joplin, destroyed 25% of the town and generated $2.2 billion in property damage. FEMA supports the recovery efforts of towns and communities like Joplin as they work to rebuild after a disaster. Photo by Christopher Mardorf/FEMA - Location: Joplin, MO
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