By Carolyn Mueller
Chapter 6: The aftermath
A cloudy dawn brokeover Joplin on May23, 2011.
Tara Prosser and Lily woke to a new world. Though their house suffered only cosmetic damage, the landscape surrounding them was greatly altered.
Lily and Tara were sent to search the Home Depot on Rangeline. Rangeline is the aorta of Joplin, running right through the middle of town, host to major shopping centers, day cares and the high school. The Home Depot was split wide open by the storm, its contents spilling across the ground.
When Tara and Lily arrived, they encountered an alien world. It was a foreign