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July 12, 2011 12:14 PM

Johnna Hale, 49 | 'A simple and humble person'

Johnna Hale, 49, was calm as the tornado sirens blared over Joplin on May 22. She phoned her daughter; gathered water; corralled her dog, a border collie mix named Star; and hunkered down in the bathtub. But then Star bolted. Out the door, into the storm. And Hale followed.

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