Members of a family whose house burned down in the Almeda fire near Medford, Oregon, carry donated goods into the home where they are staying. Clarissa Carson cradled her baby girl in her arms and felt her heart drop. The ICU nurse looked out her front window, barely making out trees across the street. Dense, choking smoke — the result of nearby wildfires — had settled in her hometown of Medford, Oregon , a city of 82, located 27 miles north of the California border. She knew sensory input was critical to her development.
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