RENÉE C. BYER/rbyer@sacbee.com

The Rev. Roosevelt Tarlesson, a Liberian refugee, cleans up after a Dec. 4 fire in an outbuilding of his Capay Valley farm destroyed 100,000 books awaiting shipment to war-torn Liberia. The fire also claimed most of the clothing of his extended family, who used the building as a walk-in closet.

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