The Beach house is a beautiful fit for the personality of the Walters.

The Beach

Tom and Emily Walters, with their daughter Chloe, moved into their former Joplin house in 2006. Emily, a nurse, and Tom, a teacher and coach, have given their lives to nurturing others. When the tornado hit, the family took shelter in a bathtub. As soon as it was safe, the couple rushed to a nearby nursing home that had collapsed and helped rescue several people from the rubble. With their own home demolished and the family unable to rebuild, they’ve been living with Emily’s parents.

This young family likes surfing, skating and adventure. Tom’s friends describe him as “eclectic and beachy” so the beach was brought to them through a home that exudes coastal charm.