Dispatches from Joplin: Don't forget about us

Sunday, May 29, 2011 | 8:58 p.m. CDT; updated 9:04 p.m. CDT, Sunday, May 29, 2011

JOPLIN — It’s been one week since a deadly tornado ripped through the city of Joplin. One week since scores of lives were lost, since homes were torn to pieces and since people found themselves with nothing left but the clothes on their back.