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Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd and WHQR's Ben Schachtman on Brunswick County tornado strike

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Shortly before midnight on Monday evening, severe weather, including at least one tornado, struck coastal Brunswick County in North Carolina. The damage near the South Carolina border was severe; tens of thousands lost power, and several lost their lives.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd spoke with Ben Schachtman of WHQR about the damages caused by the tornado. The segment originally aired on Tuesday, Feb. 16 on Here & Now, from WBUR in Boston.

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