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PHOTO GALLERY: Aerial view of Joplin tornado aftermath

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 | 3:37 p.m. CDT; updated 1:46 p.m. CDT, Thursday, May 26, 2011
The path of a powerful tornado is seen in Joplin on Tuesday.

A tornado that tore through Joplin on Sunday destroyed much of the city, including houses, businesses, schools and the hospital. As of Tuesday, the death toll was at least 116. Crews were still searching through the rubble. 

A destroyed neighborhood is seen in Joplin Tuesday. A tornado moved through much of the city Sunday, damaging a hospital and hundreds of homes and businesses and killing at least 116 people. (AP Photo/
The path of a powerful tornado is seen in an aerial photo over Joplin on Tuesday. A tornado moved through much of the city Sunday, damaging a hospital and hundreds of homes and businesses and killing at least 116 people.
The path of a powerful tornado is seen in Joplin on Tuesday. Hundreds of homes and businesses were damaged when a tornado tore through the town on Sunday. At least 116 people were killed.
A neighborhood destroyed by a powerful tornado on Sunday is seen in Joplin on Tuesday. A tornado moved through much of the city Sunday, damaging a hospital and hundreds of homes and businesses and killing at least 116 people.
A destroyed apartment complex is seen in an aerial view over Joplin on Tuesday.
The path of a powerful tornado is seen in Joplin on Tuesday.
A neighborhood destroyed by a powerful tornado on Sunday is seen in Joplin on Tuesday
The path of a powerful tornado is seen in Joplin on Tuesday.
This aerial photograph shows a neighborhood destroyed by a powerful tornado in Joplin.
A neighborhood destroyed by a powerful tornado is seen in an aerial photo taken over Joplin on Tuesday.
The path of a powerful tornado is seen in Joplin, Mo. Tuesday, May 24, 2011. A tornado moved through much of the city Sunday, damaging a hospital and hundreds of homes and businesses and killing at least 116 people.

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