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Violent weather rips through the South

Mandy Coolidge collects photos from the debris after a tornado the day before hit Pleasant Grove just west of downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Thursday, April 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) <span class=meta>(AP Photo/ Butch Dill)</span>
April 28, 2011 9:56:08 AM PDT