Quotes: Obama Tours Alabama Destruction

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President Barack Obama visits tornado damage in the Alberta neighborhood in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Friday, April 29, 2011.

“What’s amazing is when something like this happens folks forget all their petty differences.”

–PRESIDENT OBAMA describes the outpouring of support from volunteers and friends after touring the trail of destruction left by a tornado in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The twister killed at least 248 in Alabama alone, with Obama noting he’s “never seen devastation like this.” (via Huffington Post)