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Photo List: Scouts take relief trip to tornado-stricken city

Published: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 10:04 a.m. CST

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Many of the more than 150 local Boy Scouts who traveled to Washington, Ill. to help with disaster relief in March were stunned by the damage the November tornado had left. "On TV, you see just that one picture, that one area," 10-year-old Max Wray said. "When you're there, the whole town is like that."

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Scout leader Cliff Golden and Eagle Scouts pose near a street sign for Eagle Avenue in Washington, Ill. More than 150 local Scouts and leaders traveled to Washington March 28-29 to help with tornado cleanup.

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Many of the more than 150 local Boy Scouts who traveled to Washington, Ill. to help with disaster relief in March were stunned by the damage the November tornado had left. "On TV, you see just that one picture, that one area," 10-year-old Max Wray said. "When you're there, the whole town is like that."

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Residents of Washington, Ill., are rebuilding months after a tornado wrought havoc on the town in November 2013. Many cleanup efforts were delayed because of severe winter weather. Life Scout Sean Statts, 16, went on a relief trip to Washington in December and again in March. "It was sad the first time I went down, but this time, the mood was better," he said. "People were starting to rebuild and there was a sign of hope."

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More than 150 DeKalb County Scouts and leaders gathered for a group photo before breaking into work groups on a trip to Washington, Ill.

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Residents of Washington, Ill., are rebuilding months after a tornado wrought havoc on the town in November 2013. Many cleanup efforts were delayed because of severe winter weather. Life Scout Sean Statts, 16, went on a relief trip to Washington in December and again in March. "It was sad the first time I went down, but this time, the mood was better," he said. "People were starting to rebuild and there was a sign of hope."

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Residents of Washington, Ill., are rebuilding months after a tornado wrought havoc on the town in November 2013. Many cleanup efforts were delayed because of severe winter weather. Life Scout Sean Statts, 16, went on a relief trip to Washington in December and again in March. "It was sad the first time I went down, but this time, the mood was better," he said. "People were starting to rebuild and there was a sign of hope."

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Jonathan Knight, a Cub Scout with Pack 141, gathers debris from the front yard of a tornado-damaged home in Washington, Ill.