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Mon August 29, 2011
Joplin Kids Face Long Recovery from Tornado's Trauma
By Frank Morris
Kansas City, MO – The Joplin tornado killed 160 people and sent thousands to area hospitals. Now most of the victim's physical injuries are healed, but the mental wounds are, in some cases, as fresh as they were the day after the storm. Children will likely suffer the most long-term repercussions, which traumatized many of them directly, and also laid a foundation for future trouble.