The Joplin tornado is the deadliest to hit America since the 1950s, with 117 people reported dead so far. The destructive path of the Joplin has been witnessed by thousands miles away.
Volunteers and rescue officials are still sorting through the rubble, and with at least 130 people still unaccounted for many fear that the death toll may still rise.
One of the most watched videos on YouTube is "First Person video of Joplin MO tornado 5/22/11" by izelsg:
Here's one family's family vacation. They happened to be in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina.
You can see the recent Clinton, Mississippi tornado formation in this video:
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