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A mud covered US flags is masted on a piece of wood as people salvage... News Photo2013 Moore Tornado,American Flag,Destruction,Emergencies and Disasters,Extreme Weather,Father,Horizontal,ID Card,Moore - Oklahoma,Mud,Natural Disaster,Oklahoma,People,Tornado,USAPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA mud covered US flags is masted on a piece of wood as people salvage belongings at his father's tornado devastated home on May 22, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. As rescue efforts in Oklahoma wound down, residents turned to the daunting task of rebuilding a US heartland community shattered by a vast tornado that killed at least 24 people. The epic twister, two miles (three kilometers) across, flattened block after block of homes as it struck mid-afternoon on May 20, hurling cars through the air, downing power lines and setting off localized fires in a 45-minute rampage. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)