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Tree hits disabled woman's roof

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A disabled South Albany woman doesn't know how she'll pay for repairs to her home.  Her insurance lapsed a few months ago when she had to decide whether to pay for her medication or her homeowner's insurance.

Mary Clark was asleep in her bedroom on Gillespie Avenue when huge branches from two trees crashed down onto her home.  Some of them ended up in her bathroom, just feet from her bed.   Clark is okay, but her bathroom is not.

Friends and neighbors helped clear part of the tree, but some remains and there is a gaping hole in her roof.  She said, "I just heard this loud noise and glass shattering and I was wondering what happened and I heard this loud noise and glass shattering and I was wondering what happened and I heard the rain falling in and I opened the door and the tree was in there, rain falling everywhere, pictures flying and it almost scared me to death."

Clark says she may have to depend on her friends and neighbors again to help her repair the damage to the home.

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