Joplin Tornado 10 Year Anniversary Community News Spotlight

Earlier today we focused on blogging but right now we want to share an even better Sunday read.

Journalist John Hacker is one of the best reporters and talented photographers in Missouri and his work in covering this disaster on the ground will always be a part of the local historical record.

Check the Turner report spotlighting his EXCEPTIONAL journalism . . .

From 5:41: John Hacker's reporting from the scene moments after the Joplin Tornado

For our 10th anniversary edition of 5:41: Stories from the Joplin Tornado, John Hacker and I had two goals, with the first being that we wanted to publish a book with stories that would draw the reader into the immediacy of the tornado, as well as the long months of recovery.