Monday, July 18, 2011

Tornado update

I thought I'd give you all an update on the progress in Joplin since the tornado.  The town is looking a LOT different.

This is a shot I took at 20th and Connecticut about 30 minutes after the tornado went through.  Jake's girlfriend Morgan, lived in the apartments at this area.   Thankfully, she was at work and not at home.

This is looking at where our house was at 22nd and Iowa.  This is down the block just a bit from our house.

Some more shots around the area from the high school to 20th and Texas.

So many houses have been bulldozed down, so much debris has been hauled off and so many people have been displaced.  So many people are still haunted and scared and have no where to turn.

 Some houses are still standing (not sure how....)

But in the midst of all this, people are coming together, helping each other and re-building our town.

It's going to be a LONG process!  We are up for it and ready to re-build!