Fierce Cold Storm Hits US in Places that are Very Un-prepared for Conditions

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Clara Liptzin, Writer

A few days ago, a harsh winter storm hit many states in the US. The buildings, homes, and people in these areas were not prepared for this. Normally these places stay pretty warm year-round and rarely snow, so this unexpected storm confused everyone. With all the snow and below-freezing temperatures, millions have lost power and heat. Pipes have frozen and blocked water usage. Inside their own homes, people have to constantly have many layers and stay by a fireplace all day. Sleeping in tents is a solution for many people because it contains the heat better. Luckily, many Texans brought acts of kindness to neighbors. Anything like bringing hot drinks and food, or even opening up their home to anyone needing it. 16 people have lost their lives because of this event. Many struggling to survive and provide continue to fight.