Obama: Our gratitude to those who raced to help

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  • Two-mile tornado destroyed parts of Oklahoma on Monday
  • President Obama made a statement Tuesday and ensured the state would have all recovery resources necessary

Oklahoma residents and officials were in search-and-rescue mode Tuesday after a 2-mile-wide tornado destroyed much of the city of Moore, Oklahoma, killing dozens, including elementary school children.

President Barack Obama made a statement Tuesday expressing the nation's gratitude toward everyone who responded so quickly immediately following the destruction.

Stay with HLN and HLNtv.com for the latest details on this deadly storm. If you witnessed the tornado or have seen its aftermath, share your stories, photos and videos with us via iReport.

If you’d like to help the families and victims of the Oklahoma tornado, here are some resources.

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