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After Wildfires, Communities Struggle to Rebuild

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After Wildfires, Communities Struggle to Rebuild

After Wildfires, Communities Struggle to Rebuild

How Two San Diego Families Are Coping After the Cedar Fire

After Wildfires, Communities Struggle to Rebuild

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Shannon Alatorre looks out over the burned ruins of her house in Scripps Ranch, Calif. Mandalit del Barco, NPR hide caption

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It's been nearly a month since wildfires ravaged parts of Southern California. San Diego County was hit hardest, when wind-driven flames of the Cedar Fire destroyed more than 2,000 homes and killed 13 people. NPR's Mandalit del Barco revisited the area, and found two families who face very different circumstances as they rebuild their lives and their homes.