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Lawrence residents volunteer in Joplin, Mo., during Memorial Day weekend June 1, 2011

These photos were taken by Randy Lewis, a Lawrence resident and owner of the Lawrence sewer and drain contracting business Pronto Rooter. He and his 14-year-old son, Justin, volunteered over Memorial Day weekend clearing debris in Joplin, Mo., while his wife, Diane, answered phones at a volunteer center. Diane Lewis is an employee of the World Company.

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Bassetlover 3 years, 3 months ago

There isn't a landfill in the world big enough to hold all the debris. Where in the world will it all go?

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kernal 3 years, 3 months ago

Perhaps some of it will be salvaged and recycled once it's cleared away.

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lfsswimmer 3 years, 3 months ago

or it can be used for animal habitat sites

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whats_going_on 3 years, 3 months ago

I was down there and took a bunch of photos too. Heartbreaking.

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