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PHOTO GALLERY: Tornado aftermath in Joplin

Monday, May 23, 2011 | 5:49 p.m. CDT; updated 1:47 p.m. CDT, Thursday, May 26, 2011
An emergency worker carries a girl to safety from the remains of Academy Sports in Joplin on Sunday evening.

Houses, businesses, churches and schools were among the buildings destroyed by the tornado that hit Joplin on Sunday evening, killing at least 116 and injuring an unknown number of people.

Chad Doss checks in with his neighbors from the inside of what is left of his home Monday afternoon in Joplin. Doss and his girlfriend arrived at home 20 minutes before the tornado struck and were left unharmed.
Lockers, chairs and school supplies create jumbled mess at Joplin High School on 20th Street and Indiana Avenue on Monday morning.
The morning after a tornado rolled through Joplin, the sky again looks threatening in this view from Seventh Street early Monday morning.
Ashley Hill and her mother, Susan Hill, go through what was left of a closet on Montana Place on Monday afternoon in Joplin.
Emergency personnel walk through a neighborhood severely damaged by a tornado near the Joplin Regional Medical Center on Sunday evening.
A man carries a young boy who was rescued after being trapped in his home on Sunday evening.
Residents begin digging through the rubble of their home on Sunday evening.
Two rescuers try to pull a woman from a destroyed building in Joplin.
Volunteer firefighters William Jackson, left, and Ashley Martin, center, from Oklahoma, and Johnny Ward of Joplin look through the wreckage of a home where a pregnant woman was feared to be trapped. The three did not find anyone during their search.
Residents of Joplin walk west on 26th Street near Maiden Lane after a tornado hit Sunday evening.
Residents of Joplin survey the damage after the tornado hit the city Sunday evening.
An emergency worker searches a Walmart that was severely damaged by the tornado.
Emergency workers wait for a medical team after finding a body in a tornado-ravaged car in Joplin on Monday.
Emergency workers wait for a medical team after finding a body in a tornado-ravaged car in Joplin on Monday.
An emergency worker searches a Walmart on Monday that was severely damaged by the tornado.
Storm clouds dwarf a farm near Lamar as the sun sets Sunday.

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