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Tornado devestates Okla. City suburbs

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A monstrous tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening entire neighborhoods with winds up to 200 mph, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school.

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The tornado moves past homes in Moore.

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Screen grab image of KCPQ Seattle footage of Shawnee, Oklahoma tornado damage.

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A child is pulled from the rubble of the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., and passed along to rescuers.

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Teachers carry children away from Briarwood Elementary school after a tornado destroyed the school.

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Screen grab of Associated Press video of the massive tornado that hit Oklahoma Monday.

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A boy is pulled from beneath a collapsed wall at the Plaza Towers Elementary School.

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The tornado moved past these homes.

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Moore police dig through the rubble of the Plaza Towers Elementary School.

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A fire burns in the Tower Plaza Addition.

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A child is passed along a human chain of people after being pulled from the rubble.

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A boy is pulled from beneath a collapsed wall at the Plaza Towers Elementary School.

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Rescue workers dig through the rubble of a collapsed wall at the Plaza Tower Elementary School to free trapped students.

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Onlookers watch as children are pulled from the rubble.

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Oklahoma City firefighters check on the status of Gene Tripp as he sits in his rocking chair where his home once stood after being destroyed.

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This photo provided by KFOR-TV shows homes flattened outside Moore.

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A child is carried from the rubble of the Plaza Towers Elementary School.

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Glenn Rusk hugs his neighbor Sherie Loman outside her home north of Briarwood Elementary School.

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Workers look for victims under debris.

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Teachers carry children away from Briarwood Elementary school.

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This frame grab courtesy KFOR TV shows the aftermath.

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A woman is pulled out from under tornado debris at the Plaza Towers School.

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The Moore Medical Center and vehicles lay damaged.

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Rescuers recover a horse from the remains of a day care center and destroyed barns.

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Two men attempt to pry open a door on this car to check for victims in a business parking lot west of I-35 south of 4th Street in Moore.

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The steeple of a church at South Janeway Avenue and SW 4th Street lays across the lawn.

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Two men attempt to pry open a door on this car to check for victims in a business parking lot.

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Kay James holds her cat as she sits in her driveway after her home was destroyed.

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Allen Anderson surveys the damage to his home.

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The tornado that moved through Moore as seen from side of the road in the distance.

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