Students give up spring break to help rebuild Joplin

It's months since a massive tornado flattened the town of Joplin, Missouri. Now, nearly a year later, volunteers are still helping rebuild the town. That includes a group of 14 people from Lexington.

Isaac Boll gave up his spring break, but he says he's gaining so much more.

"What else is really worthwhile? We're here with our church. There's really not anything else we'd rather be doing right now than helping these people," Boll said.

Boll and the rest of the Lexington group are helping to rebuild a home for a man who didn't have insurance when the tornado hit. Dan Farren says his life is much better today, all because of the volunteers that have helped him over the past 10 months.

"I pat them on the back and thank them, and they say, 'no we want to thank you for letting us work on your house,'" said Dan Farren.

The group of U.K. students says they will be in Joplin until Saturday.


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