The Butterfly Effect: Dreams Take Flight (2011)
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The Butterfly Effect: Dreams Take Flight (2011)

Shortly after an EF5 tornado demolished many structures in Joplin, a sign of hope appeared on one building that had withstood the storm. More than 300 community volunteers came together to help award-winning muralist Dave Lowenstein paint an image of beauty amid the brokenness, a message of optimism for the city’s future. A quote from Joplin native Langston Hughes is included in the mural: “In time of silver rain the butterflies lift silken wings to catch a rainbow sky and trees put forth new leaves to sing in joy beneath the sky.”
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602 S. Main Street    Joplin, MO 64801    800.657.2534
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