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President Obama arrives at the Joplin Regional Airport in Joplin, Mo., on Sunday, May 29, 2011, to view damage caused by a devastating tornado that hit the area last Sunday and to take part in a memorial service for the victims. (AP/Mike Gullett)
Photo by: MIKE GULLETT
President Obama arrives at the Joplin Regional Airport in Joplin, Mo., on Sunday, May 29, 2011, to view damage caused by a devastating tornado that hit the area last Sunday and to take part in a memorial service for the victims. (AP/Mike Gullett)

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