Governor Perry visits tornado-damaged Granbury

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twisterGRANBURY, TX – The damage is almost unbearable to look at on television. Imagine seeing it in person.

Governor Rick Perry got a look at Granbury–the small, north Texas city that sits smack-dab in the middle of tornado alley.

A city that’s now unrecognizable to the people who once called it home.

Wednesday night’s tornado claimed six lives and destroyed much of the Rancho Brazos estates subdivision of Granbury–about 40 miles southwest of Fort Worth.

The National Weather Service now says 16 tornadoes hit north Texas.

The one that ripped through Granbury was an EF-4, which has wind speeds between 160 and 200 miles-per-hour.

County officials say nearly 100 homes were damaged or destroyed.

The clean-up process seems damn near impossible, but the people of Granbury are somehow remaining optimistic.

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