WEEK IN PHOTOS: Community remembers fallen soldier, Columbia recovers from storm damage

Sunday, July 13, 2014 | 6:12 p.m. CDT; updated 7:08 p.m. CDT, Sunday, July 13, 2014

COLUMBIA – This week Missourian photographers captured images of fallen trees, women protesting and MU thespians rehearsing.

Homeowner Neil Kohler, left, and his friend Tyler Lasley walk past a 20-foot-tall tree root Saturday in Kohler's storm-damaged backyard, in this photo by Travis Hartman. Kohler and his wife, Jessica, rallied their friends and family to help clear the trees that fell on their property during the July 7 storm.


Russell Newton looks at the damage in the bedroom ceiling of his home on Crestland Avenue on Wednesday, in this photo by Shannon Elliott. Newton was in bed when the tree outside the house fell, and the ceiling was punctured by branches from the tree in three places during the July 7 storm.  

A young contestant runs through the mesh obstacle on Saturday at the SPLAT! Junior Obstacle Course Mud Run for kids 4-15, in this photo by Matt McCormack. The event was held at Gans Creek Recreation Area in Columbia.  

Nabihah Maqbool asks representatives at the office of Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., on Friday to urge the senator to pressure Israel to halt military action against Gaza, in this photo by Lauren Kastner. Maqbool was one of dozens of protesters who participated in the march Friday. 

Sherry Wyatt, mother of Sterling Wyatt, is comforted by her son Chandler, 17, on Friday, the second anniversary of Sterling's death, in this photo by T.J. Thomson. Sterling Wyatt was killed in action in Afghanistan on July 11, 2012.

Scott McDonald holds hands with Gina Drapela during a scene in Act I of "Is He Dead?" at the Rhynsburger Theatre on Monday, in this photo by Kylee Gregg. The MU Department of Theatre kicked off its 76th summer repertory season Thursday.

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