The President arrives

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
President Barack Obama arrived at the Joplin Regional Airport at 6:20 p.m. Monday night. He is shown above exiting Air Force One. He took time to shake hands with a small group at the airport before leaving in his official presidential motorcade to Leggett and Platt Athletic Center on the Missouri Southern State College where he spoke to members of Joplin High School's graduating class. Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the May 22 tornado that devastated Joplin. Democrat Photo/Lisa Schlichtman

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