When a massive tornado hit Joplin, Missouri, Billie Shanks' house was destroyed. After Forest ReLeaf helped plant a tree at her new house, she said, "Now I'm home." Over the years, volunteers at Forest ReLeaf's community-run nursery have grown and given away 110,000 trees. Like Billie Shanks, director Donna Coble feels she's home, too. "There's no place I'd rather be," she says, than "under a tree."
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