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As we process the shocking losses from the wreckage of the mile-wide tornado that hit Oklahoma Monday, here’s a video that will have you crying tears of joy.

CBS News’ Anna Werner was interviewing tornado survivor Barbara Garcia when suddenly she spotted something in the rubble of her home.

“I thought God just answered one prayer to let me be okay,” Garcia said. “But he answered both of them.”

Here’s how you can help the victims of the tornado.

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Nothing is more predictable than Republicans complaining about budget deficits and federal spending — as soon as a Democrat enters the White House.

Wasteful fiscal decisions, especially cutting taxes for their wealthiest donors, never trouble these self-proclaimed "conservatives" in the slightest. But let a liberal spend a few dollars on a hungry child's breakfast or a teacher's salary and suddenly their hair catches fire.

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