Photos: Oklahoma Tornado Aftermath

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  • Debris litters a park adjacent to a neighborhood that was destroyed by a tornado in Moore, Okla., on Wednesday. The huge tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburb, flattening a wide swath of homes and businesses.
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    Debris litters a park adjacent to a neighborhood that was destroyed by a tornado in Moore, Okla., on Wednesday. The huge tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburb, flattening a wide swath of homes and businesses.
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  • A woman and young boy walk along a street amid destroyed houses Tuesday in Moore, Okla. The National Weather Service now says Monday's tornado produced winds in excess of 200 mph, making it a top-of-the-scale EF5.
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    A woman and young boy walk along a street amid destroyed houses Tuesday in Moore, Okla. The National Weather Service now says Monday's tornado produced winds in excess of 200 mph, making it a top-of-the-scale EF5.
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  • Jimmy Hodges works with Chad Heltcel and his wife, Cassidi, on Tuesday in the wreckage of Heltcel's family home in Moore, Okla.
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    Jimmy Hodges works with Chad Heltcel and his wife, Cassidi, on Tuesday in the wreckage of Heltcel's family home in Moore, Okla.
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  • Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin looks out the window of a National Guard helicopter as she tours the tornado damage Tuesday.
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    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin looks out the window of a National Guard helicopter as she tours the tornado damage Tuesday.
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  • A rescue worker checks the rubble in a residential area of Moore, Okla., on Tuesday after a massive tornado struck the area Monday. Emergency workers pulled more than 100 survivors from the rubble of homes, schools and a hospital in Moore.
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    A rescue worker checks the rubble in a residential area of Moore, Okla., on Tuesday after a massive tornado struck the area Monday. Emergency workers pulled more than 100 survivors from the rubble of homes, schools and a hospital in Moore.
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  • Lightning strikes over Interstate 35 near Moore on Tuesday. Thunderstorms and lightning slowed the rescue effort, but more than 100 people had been pulled from the debris alive.
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    Lightning strikes over Interstate 35 near Moore on Tuesday. Thunderstorms and lightning slowed the rescue effort, but more than 100 people had been pulled from the debris alive.
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  • A dog scavenges for food in the wreckage.
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    A dog scavenges for food in the wreckage.
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  • Lea Bessinger salvages a picture of Jesus as she and her son Josh Bessinger sort through the rubble of her home in Moore.
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    Lea Bessinger salvages a picture of Jesus as she and her son Josh Bessinger sort through the rubble of her home in Moore.
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  • An aerial image taken Tuesday shows an entire neighborhood destroyed by Monday's tornado in Moore.
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    An aerial image taken Tuesday shows an entire neighborhood destroyed by Monday's tornado in Moore.
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  • Zac and Denisha Woodcock look through the rubble of their tornado-ravaged home.
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    Zac and Denisha Woodcock look through the rubble of their tornado-ravaged home.
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  • President Obama speaks next to Vice President Biden at the White House about the devastating tornadoes and severe weather impacting Oklahoma. Obama promised to make available government resources to help rescue and recovery efforts.
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    President Obama speaks next to Vice President Biden at the White House about the devastating tornadoes and severe weather impacting Oklahoma. Obama promised to make available government resources to help rescue and recovery efforts.
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  • Members of the American Red Cross distribute food at a command center the day after a tornado hit in Moore, Okla., with estimated winds of up to 200 mph. A 1999 storm in Moore caused similar damage and loss of life.
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    Members of the American Red Cross distribute food at a command center the day after a tornado hit in Moore, Okla., with estimated winds of up to 200 mph. A 1999 storm in Moore caused similar damage and loss of life.
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  • A man surveys tornado damage from a roof in Moore, Okla., on Monday. The death toll from the massive twister is expected to rise.
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    A man surveys tornado damage from a roof in Moore, Okla., on Monday. The death toll from the massive twister is expected to rise.
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  • A child is pulled from the rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore on Monday after a tornado up to a mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburb.
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    A child is pulled from the rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore on Monday after a tornado up to a mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburb.
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  • A child is carried from the rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School.
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    A child is carried from the rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School.
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  • An airman kneels and prays in the Moore neighborhood south of Plaza Towers Elementary School.
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    An airman kneels and prays in the Moore neighborhood south of Plaza Towers Elementary School.
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  • A tornado moves past homes in Moore on Monday.
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    A tornado moves past homes in Moore on Monday.
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  • A woman carries her child through a field near the collapsed Plaza Towers Elementary School. The tornado flattened entire neighborhoods and set buildings on fire.
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    A woman carries her child through a field near the collapsed Plaza Towers Elementary School. The tornado flattened entire neighborhoods and set buildings on fire.
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  • A fire burns in Moore after the twister hit with a rating of at least EF4, according to the National Weather Service. The rating was upgraded Tuesday to EF5.
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    A fire burns in Moore after the twister hit with a rating of at least EF4, according to the National Weather Service. The rating was upgraded Tuesday to EF5.
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