In US town of Paradise, residents defy recurring wildfires to rebuild their homes

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More than 4,000 homes and other structures have been incinerated in California alone over the past three weeks, but in the small mountain town of Paradise, many residents have chosen to defy the recurring wildfires, rebuilding the place they call home. FRANCE 24s Alyssa Caverly reports.

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“Weve been in Paradise our entire lives. Its home, thats why were rebuilding here,” a resident explains as he shows FRANCE 24 around his new home after his former one burned down to the ground in one of the deadliest wildfires in the states history in 2018.

“I love this town, I love its people — especially after everything that happened. It just makes me feel that much closer to everybody. Im not going to live in fear, Im going to live my life.”

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