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‘It’s just sickening’: Residents return home to Colorado’s chaotic aftermath

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LYONS, Colo. — Coloradans who ventured back into the flood-ravaged town of Lyons found scenes of stomach-turning destruction, with dozens of homes destroyed, family keepsakes missing, food spoiling and mud everywhere.

“It’s just sickening,” said Gloria Simpson, whose family salvaged some of her grandmother’s handmade quilts Thursday from her 81-year-old father’s home. They found some family photos, but others were nowhere to be found.

Up and down Colorado’s Front Range, the number of dead rose to seven, with three others…

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