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1972 summer tornadoes

In 1972, two tornadoes struck Massachusetts within weeks of each other. Chelmsford and Brookline received the most damage, and the second storm tragically killed a 14-year-old girl. — Leanne Burden Seidel and Lisa Tuite

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