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Russ Cook, a Ticonderoga Elementary School teacher, and his family lost their Keene valley home to Tropical Storm Irene. Repairs are estimated to cost up to $60,000 and won’t be complete until late winter.

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Russ Cook lost his home to Tropical Storm Irene, but the Ticonderoga Elementary School teacher feels fortunate. “It’s amazing,” he said. “Events like this really bring out the best in people. That’s the lesson of Irene — we have wonderful friends and neighbors. I’m incredibly thankful for what’s been done for my family.”


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