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Deadliest tornado trounces Michigan

On this date in 1953, the deadliest tornado in Michigan history struck Flint, Michigan, and surrounding areas. The massive tornado was half a mile in diameter. It destroyed 200 homes on Flint's Coldwater Road alone and killed 116 people. Entire families were killed in Flint's Beecher district, the hardest hit part of town.
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Deadliest tornado trounces Michigan
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