Businesses In Joplin, Mo., Find Economic Opportunity

News & Features Missy Shelton · ·
Anthony Owens (right) repairs the roof of a tornado-damaged home with James Davis (left) and Dwain Payne on July 30 in Joplin, Mo. All three men came up from Mobile, Ala., looking for work after the May 22 tornado that devastated Joplin, killing 160 people and destroying 7,500 homes and as many as 500 businesses.