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A car lies upside down in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene on Monday, Aug. 29, 2011 in Waterbury, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

Hurricane Irene: One year later

January 1, 1970

To mark the first

anniversary of Irene,

bells were rung in churches and town halls across Vermont on Aug. 28, 2012, a year to the day after

the storm changed Vermont forever.