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The aftershock of a tornado - North Carolina residents left reeling from deadly storms

Read the latest story here and view our slideshow of the destructive storms that ripped through 6 states in recent days.

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Nathaniel Ramey, left, comforts Megan Hurst at her grandmother's house in Askewville, N.C. on Sunday, April 17, after a tornado struck Saturday.

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Joshua Dunlow, 6, sits outside his family's home while this parents sort through belongings on April 18, in Askewville, North Carolina. Tornadoes tore through Raleigh and eastern North Carolina on April 16 causing widespread damage.

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Two homes are seen completely destroyed on Serendipity Drive in Raleigh, North Carolina on April 18 after a tornado tore through the neighborhood two days earlier. Three days of violent storms and tornadoes in the southern United States have killed at least 43 people, downing power lines and wrecking hundreds of buildings along its path, officials said on Sunday.

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Allison Miller, center, cries outside her home in Raleigh, N.C.. on Monday, April 18. The whole neighborhood was littered with trees felled from Saturday's tornado. The violent weather began Thursday in Oklahoma, where two people died, before cutting across the Deep South on Friday and hitting North Carolina and Virginia on Saturday.

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A member of the Raleigh Police Department photographs tornado damage on Serendipity Drive in Raleigh, North Carolina on April 18. Three days of violent storms and tornadoes in the southern United States have killed at least 43 people, downing power lines and wrecking hundreds of buildings along its path, officials said on Sunday.