June 14, 2011
Dennis Bixby will deliver the wood carving he did of Uncle Sam to a Joplin, Mo., couple later this week. The wood for the carving came from a tree in the yard of the couple’s home, which was destroyed by the May 22 tornado.
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Even in his limited time in Joplin after the May 22 tornado, Dennis Bixby saw the suffering the storm wrought on the southeast Missouri city of 50,000.