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Eerie scenes of Oklahoma devastation at night

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The evening light illuminates a stripped tree and the marks left by a rescue worker on a destroyed home in an area heavily damaged by the May 20 tornado in Moore, Okla., early on May 27. The tornado was the strongest in the U.S. in nearly two years and cut a path of destruction 17 miles long and 1.3 miles wide.

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The evening light illuminates a bent street sign on May 26.

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The evening light illuminates debris that was deposited high in a tree early on May 27.

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The evening light illuminates a toy shark on top of a car, early on May 27.

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A U.S. flag rests against a Ford pickup truck that has been bent around a tree by the wind, early on May 27.

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A monster tornado hit Moore, Okla., Monday afternoon, leaving at least 24 dead.