President Obama tours Joplin (13 images)

President Barack Obama toured Joplin, Missouri, where a tornado tore through the town on May 23, leaving an estimated 139 dead and 39 still missing.
Updated: May 30, 2011 at 11:22 PM
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U.S. President Barack Obama greets a resident as he pays a visit to the community that was devastated a week ago by a tornado on May 29, 2011 in Joplin, Missouri. The tornado, which was packing winds of more than 200 mph, is now considered to hold the record for the highest death toll in U.S. history. UPI/Joe Raedle/Pool
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