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Photos, Videos: Deadly Oklahoma Tornado

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A massive tornado tore through Oklahoma City's suburbs on Monday, May 20. The twister, which measured up to a mile wide and brought winds up to 200 mph, left dozens dead.

First, here's an emotional video from The Oklahoman of Trenda Purcell's reunion with her 8-year-old son Kamden:

A tornado moves past homes in Moore, Okla. on Monday, May 20, 2013 with winds up to 200 mph. (Alonzo Adams/ AP)
A tornado moves past homes in Moore, Okla. on Monday, May 20, 2013 with winds up to 200 mph. (Alonzo Adams/ AP)
Traffic on Interstate 35 stops on Monday as the tornado ravages Moore, Okla. (Alonzo Adams/ AP)
Traffic on Interstate 35 stops on Monday as the tornado ravages Moore, Okla. (Alonzo Adams/ AP)

This video from The Associated Press shows a tornado approaching Moore:

Workers walk through the rubble of the Plaza Towers Elementary School. Kindergarten through 3rd students grade took shelter in the Plaza Towers Elementary School basement while 4th, 5th and 6th graders were evacuated. At least seven students are among the dead. (Sue Ogrocki/ AP)
Workers walk through the rubble of the Plaza Towers Elementary School. Kindergarten through 3rd students grade took shelter in the Plaza Towers Elementary School basement while 4th, 5th and 6th graders were evacuated. At least seven students are among the dead. (Sue Ogrocki/ AP)
A woman carries a child through a field near the collapsed Plaza Towers Elementary School. (Sue Ogrocki/ AP)
A woman carries a child through a field near the collapsed Plaza Towers Elementary School. (Sue Ogrocki/ AP)
A child pulled from the rubble of the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., and passed along to rescuers in Moore. (Sue Ogrocki/ AP)
A child pulled from the rubble of the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., and passed along to rescuers in Moore. (Sue Ogrocki/ AP)
A boy is pulled from beneath a collapsed wall at the Plaza Towers Elementary School. (Sue Ogrocki/ AP)
A boy is pulled from beneath a collapsed wall at the Plaza Towers Elementary School. (Sue Ogrocki/ AP)
A member of a security team helps guard an area of rubble from a destroyed residential neighborhood on Tuesday, one day after a tornado moved through Moore, Okla. (Brennan Linsley/ AP)
A member of a security team helps guard an area of rubble from a destroyed residential neighborhood on Tuesday, one day after a tornado moved through Moore, Okla. (Brennan Linsley/ AP)
Maeghan Hadley, right, of One Day Ranch pet rescue, reaches for a kitten pulled from underneath the rubble of Steelman Estates Mobile Home Park near Shawnee, Okla. (Sue Ogrocki/ AP)
Maeghan Hadley, right, of One Day Ranch pet rescue, reaches for a kitten pulled from underneath the rubble of Steelman Estates Mobile Home Park near Shawnee, Okla. (Sue Ogrocki/ AP)
A destroyed police car sits among the debris of tornado-ravaged homes Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Moore, Okla. (Charlie Riedel/ AP)
A destroyed police car sits among the debris of tornado-ravaged homes Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Moore, Okla. (Charlie Riedel/ AP)
Donnie Bessinger looks through the rubble of his tornado-ravaged home Tuesday. (Charlie Riedel/ AP)
Donnie Bessinger looks through the rubble of his tornado-ravaged home Tuesday. (Charlie Riedel/ AP)
A truck lays damaged in a field near the Moore Medical Center. (Alonzo Adams/ AP)
A truck lays damaged in a field near the Moore Medical Center. (Alonzo Adams/ AP)
This combination of photos compares a neighborhood in Moore, Okla. after a devastating tornado in 1999 (left) with the aftermath of Monday’s storm. (AP)
This combination of photos compares a neighborhood in Moore, Okla. after a devastating tornado in 1999 (left) with the aftermath of Monday’s storm. (AP)
President Obama declared five counties in Oklahoma a disaster zone. (Brennan Linsley/ AP)
President Obama declared five counties in Oklahoma a disaster zone. (Brennan Linsley/ AP)
Storm clouds build in the distance as in Moore residents clean up after Monday's tornado. (Charlie Riedel/ AP)
Storm clouds build in the distance as in Moore residents clean up after Monday's tornado. (Charlie Riedel/ AP)

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