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Friday Marks One Year Anniversary of Dexter Tornado

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DEXTER, Mich. (WLNS) - March 15 marks the one year anniversary from when a EF3 tornado tore through the small town of Dexter, 10 miles northwest of Ann Arbor.

Wind speeds hit up to 140 miles per hour, hitting more than 200 homes and destroying 13 of them. The tornado caused $10 million in damage along a seven mile path.

Today, the neighborhood looks completely different and the sense of community among those who live there is stronger than ever before. Most have rebuilt and

Luckily, no one was hurt.

The community is holding a special fundraiser run Friday at Hudson Mills Metro-Park at 7p.m. All the money raised will go to the charities that helped with the clean-up and re-building efforts. For more information, visit Seen on 6.

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