In May 2007, Greensburg, Kansas was leveled by one of the largest tornados in U.S. history. Very few structures remained in the aftermath of the deadly EF5 tornado, and the town lost everything. Inspired by the desire of the townspeople to rebuild
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Over 95% of the city was destroyed by the tornado, but City Hall, hospital, churches, and a wind farm is complete.
Residents question restoration plans forThe Big Well, one of the last pieces of Greensburg's history that survived the storm. Taylor Schmidt returns home from college excited to see the changes that have been made in town.
Greensburg is starting to look more like a town since the reconstruction is being completed. However, many townspeople don't like the modern look of the buildings or their cost.
City administrator Steve Hewitt presents a plan to city officials to rebuild Greensburg as the world's first Eco-town.