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Climate change brought seasons of unpredictability and challenges. The giant green fir was not old, fifteen years at most, but tired. It’s wide reaching branches battered by bullying winds and piercing rain. Its roots deprived of firm soil to grip from the penetrating rainfall and so, exhausted, it fell over. Another victim to the strength of winter’s many storms.