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Gymnastics center finds strength after tornado devastates town

Paul Comstedt, Kip Johnson and Derek Hammeke are co-owners of Amplify Gymnastics, a youth-centered facility in Joplin, Mississippi. Comstedt explained to FOX Business that while he had never anticipated that gymnastics would be his career, he eventually realized that the power of the mentor relationships that develop between children and coaches was something he wanted to help flourish.Another unexpected event though was the tornado that ripped through Joplin in 2011. According to Comstedt, one month after the storm, he and his co-owners were facing the decision of whether or not ...

 

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