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Florida, February 2, 2007—Lewis Hilson surveys the damage caused by a tornado that tore through Lady Lake, Florida, on February 2.

Hundreds of homes were destroyed in the second deadliest tornado in state history. The nearby Lady Lake Church of God—reinforced with steel girders designed to withstand winds up to 150 miles (240 kilometers) an hour—is one of the many local structures considered hurricane-proof that now lay in ruins.

All 20 of those killed in the storms were living in mobile homes, spurring calls for state officials to devote more resources to strengthening and protecting mobile homes, especially older, more vulnerable models

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