Tornado Aftermath

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:25pm

Jay Gray reports from Joplin, Missouri as rescue and recovery efforts continue.

Violent storms continue to slash across the middle of the country, ripping-up property and lives.

A series of tornadoes over the last four days has carved a deadly path that stretches from Texas through Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas and Missouri.

It leaves in its wake more than 130 dead and more than a thousand injured.

The most vicious strike was, without question, in Joplin, Missouri.

Today, many were able to get back into their battered communities, searching for anything the storm may have left behind.

Most still can't shake the haunting memory of how this happened.

Tammy Beerly and her husband were trapped in their car when the tornado hit.

She is thankful, though still in shock and unsure of how or where to start picking up the pieces.

"It’s gone, all gone. And you don't know were to start. Where do you start?" said Beerly.

It is an overwhelming struggle to survive no faced by thousands families in the wake of the storm.
 

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