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Lost and found: Recovered from the wreckage

Published 10:59 PM ET, Wed May 22, 2013
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Heather Shannon helps a friend find family photos and other keepsakes at her home in Moore, Oklahoma, on May 22. People who lost their homes to the tornado on Monday continue to search through the rubble in hopes of finding some of their belongings. Nick Oxford for CNN
Jon Cook salvaged a flag that was presented to his family when his grandfather, a Korean War veteran, passed away. Nick Oxford for CNN
Payton Jo Lindsey sits on her grandmother's hope chest amid the ruins where her family's home once stood. Nick Oxford for CNN
Aidan Fox, 9, was happy to find a baseball bat behind his grandparents' house in Moore on May 22. Nick Oxford for CNN
Lori Lacey found her dog Lillie two days after the tornado destroyed her home. Nick Oxford for CNN
Chelsea and Shane Stanfield discovered some family photos of them with their son, Lane. Nick Oxford for CNN
Kelcy Trowbridge searches for family keepsakes in the rubble of her home. Nick Oxford for CNN
Thomas and Kelcy Trowbridge found a basket adorned with footprints from one of their two children. Nick Oxford for CNN
Jennifer Nutty-Marquez, left, and Jamie Plunk saved a poster of Nutty-Marquez's son, Caleb, from the wreckage of their home. Nick Oxford for CNN
Carolyn Booher found her husband's wedding ring and several photos of her parents in the debris. Nick Oxford for CNN
Jason Keen and his wife, Katy, search through the wreckage in a field of debris behind their house. Nick Oxford for CNN
Thomas and Lisa Jones located some family photos of them and their son, Anthony. Nick Oxford for CNN
Scott, left, and Buddy Whitmore recovered a bowl that belonged to their grandmother. Nick Oxford for CNN
The items salvaged by Scott and Jill Ashbaugh included a photo of their 2-year-old son, Carter, and one of their wedding photos. Nick Oxford for CNN
Jill Ashbaugh works to remove her family's recovered belongings from their home. Nick Oxford for CNN
Trisha Jones and her fiance, Shaun Samuel, recovered a photo collage that Trisha received as a graduation gift. Nick Oxford for CNN
A flag hangs from a tree in a neighborhood in Moore that was in the direct path of the Oklahoma tornado. Nick Oxford for CNN