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In tornado’s aftermath, Perryton residents refuse to see their town wiped from the map

Three people died, and part of the remote Panhandle town was destroyed. Its residents immediately set forth on the long road to recovery.

A tornado left buildings significantly damaged and homes leveled in Perryton on Thursday, June 15, 2023. At least three people were confirmed dead and dozens others injured.

A graphic created by the National Weather Service traces the path of the tornado that devastated the northern Panhandle town of Perryton on June 15, 2023.

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