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Joplin, Missouri / Tornado #998774

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 27, 2011
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(Studio: Harry Smith) The first of the funerals for tornado victims in Joplin, Missouri noted; photos shown; statistics on the dead and unaccounted-for cited.

(Joplin: Ben Tracy) The anxiety of tornado survivors over the wait for news of their missing loved ones featured; details given about the requirement that families submit DNA samples and dental records to identify bodies. [Missing mother Dee Ann Hayward†’s kids Christina, Robert and Caleb HAYWARD†- talk about their mom.] [Dee Ann’s sister Patty PENN†- says they need to let people start bringing their family home.]

Smith, Harry;
Tracy, Ben

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