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Racing to remember those lost in the Pilger tornadoes

Posted at 8:18 PM, Jun 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-17 21:29:18-04

 It's a day a northeast Nebraska village will never forget.

Four years ago Saturday - twin tornadoes tore through Pilger.

Two people died in the devastation as the twisters left 75-percent of the town in ruins. The rebuilding effort continues to this day.
Kandi Murphree lost her daughter Cali in the storm and nearly died from her own injuries. Her other daughter Robin was unharmed.

Saturday - she sent 3 News Now this picture of her daughter Robin, joining others in a run in Cali's honor.

The race was called the Laugh-and-a-Half and the family set up a team called Running for Calista.