In Joplin, a senior year to remember after tornado

Monday, May 21, 2012 | 9:46 a.m. CDT; updated 3:07 p.m. CDT, Monday, May 21, 2012

JOPLIN — It was a label they sought both to embrace and avoid, a refrain overheard in whispers or uttered bluntly at soccer games, summer camps and national academic competitions: Here come the tornado kids from Joplin.