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Residents return to a home on Pine Street Court, one of the streets hit hardest by tornadoes that plowed through the area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

April Mitchell-Edmonds hugs her friend Clyde Talley, who lost his home after a tornado touched down in the area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

A man sits amid the rubble of a tornado-damaged home on Beech Street.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

A volunteer helps recover belongings from the Talley home on Beech Street, which was destroyed by a tornado that touched down in Springfield, Mass. on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Homes show various degrees of damage after a tornado tore through one neighborhood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jessica Hill / Associated Press

Cars are covered in debris near Main Street after tornadoes tore through the central and western parts of the state, killing at least 4 people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matthew Cavanaugh / Getty Images

Children stand in front of a house torn apart by one of the tornadoes that hit the area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jessica Hill / Associated Press

A woman cries as she looks at damage to a neighborhood a day after tornadoes slammed the area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jessica Hill / Associated Press

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