Joplin, Mo., one year after the killer tornado ... a visit with some of the survivors, and stories of rebuilding

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CBS Sunday Morning had a story on the 5/13/12 episode about Ruben Carter, an employee of a gas station in Joplin, who saved the lives of 24 others with his quick thinking during the EF-5 tornado that killed about 160 people. This was one case where having a person being "underemployed" proved to be a life saver for those around him at a critical time. Lee Cowan reports for CBS :

Joplin, Mo.: One year after disaster

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7408388n&tag=mncol;lst;5

Other stories that CBS News has done on Joplin :

http://www.cbsnews.com/1770-5_162-0.html?query=joplin+&tag=srch&searchtype=cbsSearch

Home page for CBS Sunday Morning :

http://www.cbsnews.com/sunday-morning/?tag=rbHeader;categoryNav

Stories that CBS does not post there sometimes are loaded by users or CBS on youtube (sorted by date to bring most recent stories to top) :

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_type=videos&search_query=%22CBS+Sunday+Morning%22&search_sort=video_date_uploaded

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Joplin_tornado

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