Photo detail

Ty Pennington, host of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, speaks to the camera about the home volunteers are building for the Whitely family, of Joplin, Mo., Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 19, 2011, in the 2500 block of Connor Avenue in Joplin. Their home was destroyed in the May 22, 2011, tornado that ravaged Joplin. (AP Photo/The Joplin Globe, T. Rob Brown)

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

TV makeover show to build 7 homes in Joplin

When executives with “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” contacted builder Sam Clifton about a project in Joplin, he told them it was a great idea, but building a single home wouldn’t send much of a message to a community that lost more than 7,000 of them to a devastating spring tornado.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Please review our Policies and Procedures before registering or commenting

News Tribune - comments