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Some who managed to escape the devastating Camp fire struggle with 'survivor's guilt'

PARADISE, Calif. - When Brook and Matt MacKay are asked how they fared in the Camp fire, they are sometimes unsure how to answer. Our house is still standing, they usually say. But we lost our home.

The husband and wife met as kids in Paradise and reconnected at Brigham Young University in Utah. They so believed in their hometown's inherent specialness that they moved back from Washington state eight years ago with their five children.

Now Paradise is gone. But their house, by some miracle, was spared. The Camp fire took everything else around it: all their neighbors' homes, the corner store where they'd take their kids for candy, even

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