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By Rob ‘CmdrTaco’ Malda | Tornadoes ripped through my town a few weeks ago.
With so many weighty objects being hurled through the air by the wind, it was a tiny thing that affected me: A wedding photo from a ceremony nobody could identify was found among the dozens of destroyed homes. My photos and home movies are all digital now, and precious to me beyond words. If my house burned to the ground, almost everything in it could be replaced with an insurance claim check. But I have thousands of digital photos and videos of my children’s lives. Those 1s and 0s are worth more to me than the whole house.
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By Rob ‘CmdrTaco’ Malda | Tornadoes ripped through my town a few weeks ago.

With so many weighty objects being hurled through the air by the wind, it was a tiny thing that affected me: A wedding photo from a ceremony nobody could identify was found among the dozens of destroyed homes. My photos and home movies are all digital now, and precious to me beyond words. If my house burned to the ground, almost everything in it could be replaced with an insurance claim check. But I have thousands of digital photos and videos of my children’s lives. Those 1s and 0s are worth more to me than the whole house.

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— 2 years ago
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