2 years ago, he took several young journalism students from MU to cover the May 22nd tornado. He and the students have put their stories to paper to write a nearly 400 page book titled "Our words, Our Stories, Their Hope."
"I wanted to write a book because I wanted to keep Joplin in the news," said Jim Riek, Writer.
Jim is donating 100% of the proceeds to Rebuild Joplin. If you would like to order the book, click here.