Cunningham Park, Joplin, Missouri
The historic EF-5 tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri, on
May 22, 2011, devastated the entire community, but meteorologists indicate the
twister’s power was at its strongest in downtown Cunningham Park, which had
been a restful haven for city residents for more than a century. Prior to the
tornado, the park featured tennis and basketball courts, playground equipment, picnic
pavilions, a walking trail, and a pool, bu....
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