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Many homeowners use procedures to distress their furniture. When a furniture piece has a vintage look, it has more character. Although there are stores that sell vintage furniture...

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Since 2004, more than one billion people around the world have lost their homes, businesses, family members or lives to natural disasters. That’s one in six. As of this writing, tornadoes recently destroyed entire towns in the Midwest, there’s historic Mississippi River flooding, more 1000 wildfires are raging in Northern California and major earthquakes have devastated huge portions of Asia.

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What A Difference A Day Makes

What A Difference A Day Makes

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An Open-and-Shut Case?

An Open-and-Shut Case?

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Survival 101

It takes brains, not brawn to survive a natural disaster.

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