Prayers for the missing in Joplin, MO

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Registered: 10-28-2005
Prayers for the missing in Joplin, MO
Fri, 05-27-2011 - 7:52am

I love this story about the 73yo woman found with her cat who told the AP that they should take her off the missing list. I hope more people are found safe and sound!

Some of Joplin's missing turn up safe, alive

JOPLIN, Mo. – As emergency workers in Joplin searched Thursday for more than 230 people listed as missing after a tornado tore through the city, one was sitting on a wooden chair outside the wreckage of her home, cuddling her cat.

Sally Adams, 75, said neighbors rescued her Sunday after the storm destroyed her house and took her to a friend's home. When The Associated Press told her she was on the missing list, Adams laughed and said "Get me off of there!"

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Registered: 04-08-2008
Tue, 05-31-2011 - 3:31pm
What a great story! It just breaks my heart reading about the devastation in so many parts of our country. I just can't imagine!