Orthopedic surgeon Dusty Smith (from left), physician’s assistant Chris Jones and nurse Sharell Questelle were all on duty when the tornado hit St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Joplin on May 22, 2011.
Orthopedic surgeon Dusty Smith (from left), physician’s assistant Chris Jones and nurse Sharell Questelle were all on duty when the tornado hit St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Joplin on May 22, 2011. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
Orthopedic surgeon Dusty Smith (from left), physician’s assistant Chris Jones and nurse Sharell Questelle were all on duty when the tornado hit St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Joplin on May 22, 2011. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star

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