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Merlin Johnson or rural Cass Lake holds a photograph of the Raymond Curtis farm in Deer Creek. The picture landed in Johnson's yard following the June 17 Wadena tornado which destroyed the Curits farm. (Photo by Monte Draper)

Photograph travels from Deer Creek to Cass Lake during Wadena tornado

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This picture is worth much more than a thousand words.

A photograph of a farm in Deer Creek apparently blew from its home to a rural Cass Lake residence during the June 17 tornado that caused widespread damage to the Wadena region.


The black-and-white photograph is dated 1969 and shows an older farmhouse surrounded by farmland during a Minnesota winter.

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