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As aid reaches tornado-hit Kentucky towns, rural pockets left out

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Fulgham (United States) (AFP) – Kentuckian Sam Stone pondered the rickety remnants of his modest rural home Wednesday, and while he expressed gratitude to be alive after a monster tornado, recovery has been a test of self-reliance — with no official assistance five days on. His roof was torn off, walls blown out, and belongings mostly sucked away by the deadliest storm in Kentucky history, leaving him reeling and unsure of the next steps for him and his teenage son. “I don’t have much money, and I don’t have any insurance, so I could use some help,” Stone told AFP as his Labrador pit bull mix…

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