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MU fraternity members aid in tornado aftermath [Photo]

While taking a short break from volunteering in Duquesne, a town just east of Joplin, MU Delta Tau Delta members Charlie Landis, Patrick Wolff and Ben Courtois eat breakfast sandwiches provided by volunteers. They noted that while working, volunteers have offered food and water every 5 to 10 minutes.

Planting memorial flowers [Photo]

Marsha Nelson, 58, places flowers at her mother and father's tombstone, located in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pilots perform at Veterans' Breakfast [Photo]

Three Beechcraft T-34 Mentors perform tricks for the Veterans' Breakfast.

Air force remembers fallen soldiers [Photo]

Members of the air force stand at attention during a moment of silence for fallen soldiers.

Veterans Banner [Photo]

Pilot meets with veterans [Photo]

Air Force pilot Mike Schriever talks to Warren Cumpton about his experiences in WWII as Charlie Gehlauf looks on. Schriever flies an A10 Warthog and talked to many of the veterans at the breakfast.

Air show hosts breakfast for veterans [Photo]

Dee and Norm Bauer look over the program for the Air Show as Beechcraft T-34 Mentors do tricks in the background. Norm lives in the South Hampton assisted living facility and came with a group of veterans for the breakfast.

Dancing at the airshow test run [Photo]

DJ Johnson dances with Warren Cumpton during a break in the air show at the veterans breakfast. Johnson said that the two danced more the previous year as there was more music playing.

Contractor rebuilds beauty salon following tornado in Joplin [Photo]

Contractor Darrin Collins begins rebuilding his wife's beauty salon that was destroyed in Sunday's EF-5 tornado in Joplin on Thursday.

Joplin rebuilds following tornadoes [Photo]

Phillip Law frames a wall as he helps rebuild a destroyed beauty salon in Joplin on Thursday. The owner's husband, a general contractor rebuilding the shop, plans to have the project finished in 45 days.

Warehouse serves as temporary morgue following Joplin tornadoes [Photo]

Refrigerated trailers sit outside a warehouse being used as a temporary morgue in Atlas, east of Joplin, on Thursday.

Residents adjust to life after tornado [Photo]

Ritchie Randall of Joplin rests his head on the shoulder of his wife, Bianca, while they listen to a town hall meeting for residents affected by the tornado at Missouri Southern State University on Thursday.

Garage door communicates status of residents in wake of tornado [Photo]

Names spray painted on a garage door indicate the status of residents of a home in a Joplin neighborhood on Thursday.

Walker hangs out St. John's Regional Health Center window in Joplin [Photo]

A walker hangs outside a window blown out by a tornado at St. John's Regional Health Center on Thursday in Joplin.

American flags fly outside Joplin High School [Photo]

A flag files at half-staff over devastated Joplin High School on Thursday.

Joplin firefighters assist in recovery [Photo]

Firefighters battle a blaze that erupted in debris behind a business in Joplin on Thursday. One firefighter received minor injuries while extinguishing the fire.

2011 Joplin: After the storm May 27 [Document]

Helpers filter through wreckage in Joplin [Photo]

John Ennis of Columbus, Ohio, helps a resident of a devastated Joplin neighborhood salvage items Thursday.

Rock Bridge girls soccer players and fans celebrate sectional victory [Photo]

Rock Bridge students and fans form a tunnel for the Bruins girls soccer players after the team beat Camdenton 4-1 on Tuesday in a Class 3 sectional game at Rock Bridge.

Missouri baseball player Eric Garcia vs. Oklahoma State [Photo]

Missouri's Eric Garcia tosses his batting helmet in the air after his game-winning hit in the ninth inning of the Tigers' Big 12 Tournament game Thursday in Oklahoma City.
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