Escaping Paradise: A Story of Camp Fire Survivors

Eric Gowins marvels at the sight of his still-standing fireplace within his decimated home in Paradise, Calif. on Dec. 17, 2018. The Gowins’ and I searched for hours to find one possession that means the most to them—Mary’s engagement ring. Unfortunately, after sifting through pounds of rubble, they came up empty-handed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Taylor A. Workman)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Taylor A. Workman
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