Hurricane Irene: One year later

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Laura Spencer tires to savage her grandson's clothes  Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 after her daughter's home was hit by Hurricane Irene Saturday  in Columbia, N.C. The storm killed at least 14 people and left 4 million homes and businesses without power. It unloaded more than a foot of water on North Carolina and spun off tornadoes in Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

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To mark the first anniversary of Irene, bells were rung in churches and town halls across Vermont on Aug. 28, 2012, a year to the day after the storm changed Vermont forever.

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