Brown said they'll have to seek a new normal after the destruction, displacement and devastation of the fires that destroyed nearly 6,000 homes and killed 41 people.
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"It's never going to be the same," said Rob Brown, a supervisor in Mendocino County, where all 8,000 evacuees have been cleared to go home. "You're going to have to seek a new normal."
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