Town Devastated by Tornado Declares: "We Will Not Rebuild."
Residents of Mayfair, Neb. are still looking to the future one week after an EF-3 tornado destroyed the erstwhile farming community. As of Tuesday, all 203 survivors had promised they would never—not ever—rebuild. The record-breaking storm, which killed 47 people, inflicted an estimated $300 million in damages—or 500 times the annual operating budget of Mayfair County. But the extent of the destruction could not even persuade anyone in Mayfair to band together to reclaim ever