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Joplin, Missouri / Tornado #1004431

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 10, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Video of the tornado striking the high school in Joplin, Missouri last May shown.

(Joplin, Missouri: Ron Mott) The ongoing struggle for the tornado victims in Joplin featured; statistics on demand for food aid in the region cited; scenes shown of wreckage. [Ozarks Food Harvest president/CEO Bart BROWN†- notes aid to Joplin will tap them out quickly.] [Survivors Lisa and Chris DUNN†- comment on the need for help.] [Joplin Family Worship Center Lowell LANE†- says it’s about serving people.] [12-year-old Mackenzie DUNN†- says the rest of our lives are going to look up.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) A 500,000 dollar gift to Joplin from the United Arab Emirates to buy new laptops for every high school student reported.

Williams, Brian;
Mott, Ron

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