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Rod Tucker lost his home to the tornado that passed through Wadena in June. He has since been living at the AmericInn on the north side of town. Chris Franz / The Forum

In Wadena, displaced residents are rebuilding home

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WADENA, Minn. - Rod Tucker watched last week as heavy equipment tore apart what remained of the two-story house he had lived in for 14 years.


"There goes the bathroom," said Tucker, snapping pictures while his 17-year-old son, Devon, took video with his phone.

It's a common sight these days in Wadena, where homes destroyed by a June 17 tornado are starting to be demolished.

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