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Joplin, Missouri / Tornado / Obama Visit #994575

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 29, 2011
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Joplin, Missouri: Ron Allen) President Obama's visit to tornado-stricken Joplin, Missouri, featured; scenes shown of Obama in a damaged neighborhood and a memorial service; details given about two acts of heroism. [OBAMA - talks about the devastation in Tuscaloosa and Joplin.] [Governor Jay NIXON - speaks about the spirit of resilience.] [OBAMA - promises we will be with you and to live up to their {heroic} examples.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Joplin, Missouri: Charles Hadlock) The helping hands in Joplin featured; scenes shown from damaged St. John's hospital, a Lutheran church service and volunteers raising flags. [Dr. Bob DODSON†- says we hope to rebuild St. John's in two years.] [Congregation member Carey PRATER†- talks about rebuilding.] [Volunteers Christina and Jane RIPKA, Rich BLANEY - comment.]

Holt, Lester;
Allen, Ron;
Hadlock, Charles

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