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Moore Superintendent Susan Pierce gets a hug from Kingsgate Elementary teacher Jessica Parker after a district staff meeting Wednesday afternoon at Southern Hills Baptist Church. Pierce is retiring and will spend her last weeks at work helping the district begin the rebuilding process after a tornado killed seven students. <strong>NATE BILLINGS - THE OKLAHOMAN</strong>