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Images: Weekend tornadoes hit the Midwest

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Alli Christian, left, returns Jessica Wilkinson's dog Bella to her after finding the pet amid the wreckage of Wilkinson's home shortly after a tornado struck near 156th street and Franklin Road on Sunday, May 19, 2013, in Norman, Okla. No one was in the home when the storm struck.

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Shawnee firefighters assist driver Marco Corr as he is taken from the cab of his overturned truck. He was taken out of the cab through the front windshield. A tornado caused extensive damage along I-40 at the junction with US 177 on the west side of Shawnee, Okla., Sunday evening, May 19, 2013.

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Alli Christian, left, helps Jessica Wilkinson as she looks for her dog Bella after Wilkinson returned to find her home near 156th street and Franklin Road destroyed by a tornado, Sunday, May 19, 2013, in Norman, Okla.

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Residents of Edmond, Okla., survey storm damage from a tornado that hit their neighborhood Sunday, May 19, 2013. Forecasters had warned that the middle of the country would see severe weather throughout the weekend.

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Trees uprooted at a home at Persimmon Creek and Yucca in the Arrowhead Hills addition in Edmond, Okla., lay across a lawn after a tornado touched down, Sunday, May 19, 2013.

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A smashed car sits in a debris field in the Rancho Brazos subdivision Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Granbury, Texas. Residents in the neighborhood continued cleanup of their damaged homes after a May 15 tornado wreaked havoc on the area, injuring dozens and killing six people.

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Volunteers Brady Dean, left, and Sterling Offing scale the debris of a home in the Rancho Brazos subdivision Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Granbury, Texas. Residents in the neighborhood continued cleanup of their damaged homes after a May 15 tornado wreaked havoc on the area, injuring dozens and killing six people.

A tornado caused extensive damage along I-40 at the junction with US 177 on the west side of Shawnee, Okla., Sunday evening, May 19, 2013.

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Don Hall, right, of North Carolina-based Samaritan's Purse hugs Linda Lou Wilson in the kitchen of her damaged home in the Rancho Brazos subdivision Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Granbury, Texas. Residents in the neighborhood continued cleanup of their damaged homes after a May 15 tornado wreaked havoc on the area, injuring dozens and killing six people. Wilson rode out the storm in the bathroom of the home she has lived in for 13 years. Hers was the thirteenth house built by Habitat for Humanity in the neighborhood.

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A flag flies in the debris of a mobile home after a tornado struck a mobile home park near Dale, Okla., Sunday, May 19, 2013.

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Metal siding sits in stripped tree limbs in the Rancho Brazos subdivision Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Granbury, Texas. Residents in the neighborhood continued cleanup of their damaged homes after a May 15 tornado wreaked havoc on the area, injuring dozens and killing six people.

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Marlena Hodson walks out of her home as her grandsons, Campbell Miller, 10, and Dillon Miller, 13, at right, help her sort through belongings after a tornado damaged her home Carney Okla., on Sunday, May 19, 2013. Hodson and her family left the home to escape the tornado.

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An American flag flaps from its bent flagpole amid devastation in the Rancho Brazos subdivision Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Granbury, Texas. Residents in the neighborhood continued cleanup of their damaged homes after a May 15 tornado wreaked havoc on the area, injuring dozens and killing six people.

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A woman's shoe lays in a field in the Rancho Brazos subdivision Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Granbury, Texas. Residents in the neighborhood continued cleanup of their damaged homes after a May 15 tornado wreaked havoc on the area, injuring dozens and killing six people.

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Seven-year-old Katrina Ash, right, holds a doll as she waits in the back of a truck with her grandfather, Michael Bowen, left, after a tornado ripped through their neighborhood near Dale, Okla., Sunday, May 19, 2013. Residents are not being allowed back into the neighborhood as search and rescue efforts take place.

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Linda Lou Wilson carries a box of debris out of the bathroom of her damaged home in the Rancho Brazos subdivision Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Granbury, Texas. Residents in the neighborhood continued cleanup of their damaged homes after a May 15 tornado wreaked havoc on the area, injuring dozens and killing six people. Wilson rode out the storm in the bathroom of the home she has lived in for 13 years. Hers was the thirteenth house built by Habitat for Humanity in the neighborhood.

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A tornado touches down southwest of Wichita, Kan. near the town of Viola on Sunday, May 19, 2013. The tornado was part of a line of storms that past through the central plains on Sunday.

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Trystan Hulsey, center, 14, surveys his damaged room as 12-year-old brother Dylan Hulsey looks on in the Rancho Brazos subdivision Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Granbury, Texas. Residents in the neighborhood continued cleanup of their damaged homes after a May 15 tornado wreaked havoc on the area, injuring dozens and killing six people.

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Bobi Parsons scales debris as she searches the remains of her home for valuables in the Rancho Brazos subdivision Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Granbury, Texas. Residents in the neighborhood continued cleanup of their damaged homes after a May 15 tornado wreaked havoc on the area, injuring dozens and killing six people.

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Jerry Dirks, at right, hugs her friend Earlene Langley after a tornado hit Driks' home just south of Carney Okla., on Sunday, May 19, 2013. Dirks was in her cellar at the time the tornado hit.

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People survey damage from a tornado that hit Edmond, Okla., on Sunday, May 19, 2013. A powerful storm system rumbled through the Plains and upper Midwest on Sunday, spawning tornadoes that damaged roofs and structures near Oklahoma City and kicked up debris in Wichita, Kan.

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Damaged homes are seen in Carney, Okla., on Sunday, May 19, 2013, after a tornado moved through the area. Damaged homes are seen in Carney, Okla., on Sunday, May 19, 2013, after a tornado moved through the area.

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June McFarland reacts to the first sight of storm damage in rural Osage, Iowa on Sunday, May 19, 2013. A powerful weather system moved through the area on Sunday afternoon triggering tornado warnings, high winds and hail.

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Nancy and Jason Townsend sort through belongings after their home was hit by a tornado in Carney Okla., on Sunday, May 19, 2013. The Townsend's left their home to avoid the tornado.

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Friends and neighbors help out a resident in Lyon County just south of Emporia, Kan., Sunday evening, May 19, 2013 after an apparent tornado touched down.

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A tornado caused extensive damage along Interstate 40 at the junction with U.S. 177 on the west side of Shawnee, Okla., Sunday evening, May 19, 2013.

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Gallery posted: 5/20/2013 10:12 AM

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Tornadoes hit the Midwest hard over the weekend killing one person and damaging hundreds of homes.
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