Special Reports

May 19, 2012 5:00 AM

Part one: The Joplin tornado through a coroner’s eyes

One year ago, the Joplin tornado transformed Rob Chappel, the Jasper County coroner. Accustomed to working anonymously, he was suddenly called upon to be the man in the middle of chaos and grief. In the first of a three-part series, he is now finally ready to share his story.

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