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Merlin Johnson of 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 Curtis farm. Pioneer Photo/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, Minn., 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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