Joplin tornado brought new start for alumni

A year ago tomorrow, the world Josh (’06  M.A.C.M.) and Anna (Radomsky ’07) Edwards knew was turned upside down. They had just begun a vacation in Florida when alerted by friends back home that a bad storm had struck their hometown of Joplin, Mo. Josh thought it a practical joke at first, but soon learned the grim […]


Joplin Diary 5: Redefining “an act of God”

David Scott, a 1994 graduate of Abilene Christian University, lives in Carthage, Mo., with his wife, Whitney, and their two children. David and Whitney own Whitney Scott Photography, a boutique studio with a number of clients who were affected by the May 22 tornado in nearby Joplin that killed 151 people and injured more than […]


Alums write of Joplin’s challenges, blessings

Among the approximately 7,000 families displaced by the May 22 tornado in Joplin, Mo., are two Abilene Christian University graduates who are taking time to write of their experiences on personal blogs. Anna (Radomsky ’07) Edwards, a social worker by profession, is seeing first-hand the challenges and blessings of a community still under siege by […]


Joplin Diary 4: You can see Jesus everywhere

David Scott, a 1994 graduate of Abilene Christian University, lives in Carthage, Mo., with his wife, Whitney, and their two children. David and Whitney own Whitney Scott Photography, a boutique studio with a number of clients who were affected by the May 22 tornado in nearby Joplin that killed 151 people and injured more than […]


Joplin Diary 3: “I lost my selfishness”

David Scott, a 1994 graduate of Abilene Christian University, lives in Carthage, Mo., with his wife, Whitney, and their two children. David and Whitney own Whitney Scott Photography, a boutique studio with a number of clients who were affected by the May 22 tornado in nearby Joplin that killed 151 people and injured more than […]


Joplin Diary 2: Miss Karen’s Dance Studio

David Scott, a 1994 graduate of Abilene Christian University, lives in Carthage, Mo., with his wife, Whitney, and their two children. David and Whitney own Whitney Scott Photography, a boutique studio with a number of clients who were affected by the May 22 tornado in nearby Joplin that killed 151 people and injured more than […]


Joplin Diary 1: Picking up the pieces of life

Claiming 151 victims, the deadliest tornado to hit the United States in 64 years changed the face of Joplin, Mo., on May 22. After this spring’s catastrophic weather fades from memory, media accounts of the seven days of storm damage across 18 states in late May will probably begin to look a lot alike for […]

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