Two hours later, his life had ended, as a tornado had ended his life. Will was taken through the sun roof of the Hummer H3 he was driving, a vehicle whose virtues he had extolled in a YouTube video made on his 16th birthday.
Though the end came quickly for Will, his body was not found immediately. For the next six days, the hunt for the teenager took on a national importance, a desperate hope that somehow, something positive could come out of this tragedy which has changed the face of Joplin forever.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Latest Huffington Post blog pays tribute to Joplin High School graduate killed in tornado
Joplin High School Tornado Victim was a Shooting Star, is my tribute Will Norton, who graduated from JHS only a brief time before he lost his life in the May 22 tornado: