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New images from this week's violent storms

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">Heidi Ackerson, sits in the street near her home with one of her dogs on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, in Joplin, Mo. Ackerson and her husband, Darrell, hid in a closet in their home during the tornado that hit their home on Sunday. They are heading to a shelter with only their dogs and the clothes on their backs. &#40;AP Photo&#47;Mike Gullett&#41; (AP Photo&#47; Mike Gullett)</span></div>
May 25, 2011 8:23:29 AM PDT