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Joplin's tornado: Then and now

Associated Press
This three-photo combo shows a scene taken on May 23, 2011, top, July 20, 2011, center, and May 7, 2012, bottom, shows progress made in Joplin, Mo. in the year after an EF-5 tornado destroyed a large swath of the city and killed 161 people. In the top photo, Laura Vanzant looks for her dog at her home that was destroyed by the tornado and is today cleared of debris. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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A look at the progress made in Joplin, Mo. in the year after an EF-5 tornado destroyed a large swath of the city and killed 161 people on May 22, 2011.

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