Obama to tour tornado damage in Moore, Okla. Sunday
President meeting with residents, first responders
Deana Sanderson (L) and Timothy Gansman embrace as they view a memorial in front of the destroyed Plaza Towers Elementary School where seven children lost their lives during Monday's tornado.
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WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will travel to the Oklahoma City area on Sunday.
Obama will see firsthand the federal, state and local response to the devastating tornado that tore through the area on Monday.
The president also plans to visit with families that were impacted by the tragedy, as well as thank the many first responders who came to their aid.
Monday's EF4 twister, with winds approaching 200 mph. killed 24 people in Moore, Okla., including seven children at an elementary school.
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