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Angie Abner, left, stands next to her demolished Jeep after the EF-5 tornado hit Joplin, Mo., on May 22, 2011. In the background is what remained of the St. John’s Regional Medical Center.  Courtesy Photo
Angie Abner, left, stands next to her demolished Jeep after the EF-5 tornado hit Joplin, Mo., on May 22, 2011. In the background is what remained of the St. John’s Regional Medical Center. Courtesy Photo

By ROB LARSON
Daily Press Staff Writer
Keep going.
That’s what Angie Abner kept telling herself when a tornado hit Joplin, Mo., two years ago this past Wednesday.
“Before that incident occurred, I went through years and years of practice as a paramedic, as a firefighter, and as a trauma nurse,” Abner said. “But when the tornado hit, I didn’t remember a single thing from all that training. All I knew is that I had to keep going. For everybody else, I had to keep going.” … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

 

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