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Residents and volunteers begin tornado clean-up in Carter's Gin, Ala.

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John VanTiem, a chaplain with Hope Force, prays with Josephine Neal, whose brother Jerry Coffin's house was destroyed by the tornado in the Carter's Gin community in Huntsville, Ala. on May 2.

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A car sits amid tornado damage on Old Eli Road in the Carter's Gin in Huntsville, Ala. on May 2.

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An American flag flies in the breeze as volunteers from IKON/Ricoh help clean up a destroyed home in the Carter's Gin community on May 2 in Huntsville, Ala.

 See more images of the storms and their aftermath in our slideshow.