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California wildfires kill 21 including elderly couple

A couple who recently celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary are among the 21 dead in some of California's worst-ever wildfires. Charles Rippey, 100, and his wife, Sara, 98, perished in one of 22 blazes that have destroyed 115,000 acres and 3,500 buildings. The couple, originally from Wisconsin, first met in primary school, their sons told the New York Times. Officials in the hard-hit Sonoma County say 380 people are still missing.

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