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People survey damage in front of a funeral home in Revere Monday, July 28 after a tornado touched down. (Elise Amendola/AP)
People survey damage in front of a funeral home in Revere Monday, July 28 after a tornado touched down. (Elise Amendola/AP)
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In Revere Monday, a rare tornado touched down, uprooting trees, turning over cars and ripping roofs off houses.

It was the first tornado to hit Revere in more than 60 years

"Given the magnitude of the storm, it's really a miracle that nobody sustained more serious injuries," said Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo.

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Jack Lepiarz, WBUR reporter. He tweets @Lepiarz.

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WBUR: Tornado Touches Down In Revere, Ripping Off Roofs And Downing Trees

  • "Officials in Revere said there were no immediate reports of serious injuries, but several people suffered minor injuries, including a baby who was in a car and hurt by flying glass and an elderly woman who suffered cuts."

This segment aired on July 28, 2014.

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