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Joplin Tornado (2011)
West Friendship: Pieceful Quilters do their part to ease the pain of Missouri tornado victims
West Friendship: Pieceful Quilters do their part to ease the pain of Missouri tornado victims

For Glenelg Postmistress Marcia Worrich, packages come and packages go. But few bring as much satisfaction in readying for transit as the two huge boxes bound for Joplin, Mo., which crossed her counter at the post office last week. The boxes contained 12 handmade quilts stitched with love by the quilting ladies of The Pieceful Quilters, a group of artisans who meet at the Glenelg United Methodist Church. One of the members, Sally Stone, recalls last May when a tornado devastated the Missouri community of Joplin. Stone said she wanted to do something to help the people in Missouri and made a call to a Methodist church in the Joplin area. Sally talked to a church member who told Stone that...

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