Kenny Eaton, Topeka, stands with his 1975 Ford Pinto, which he purchased three years ago. Eaton plans to participate in the Pinto Stampede, a cross-country rally that will be in northeastern Kansas May 29-30.
Kelsey Potts, 13, Lawrence, has used her mom’s cell phone since her own was recently stolen. Her mother, Sheryl Potts, first gave her a phone when Sheryl’s fibromyalgia necessitated frequent communication about schedule changes and pickup information.
Destroyed vehicles are piled on top of one another in the parking lot of the Joplin Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., Sunday, May 22, 2011. A large tornado moved through much of the city, damaging the hospital and hundreds of homes and businesses.
Baker University president Dr. Pat Long speaks to the audience during the Baccalaureate Ceremony Sunday, May 22, 2011.
Graduates toss their caps after the conferral of degrees during the 2011 commencement at Memorial Stadium on Sunday, May 22, 2011.
A water tower stands behind the remains of a tornado-damaged building in Reading, Kan., Sunday, May 22, 2011. Powerful storms rolled across parts of Kansas late Saturday, spawning funnel clouds and hail that ripped limbs off of trees and shattered windows.
A tractor stands in the remains of a tornado-damaged building in Reading, Kan., Sunday, May 22, 2011.
Graduating Baker University seniors applaud during the graduation ceremony Sunday, May 22, 2011.