California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, and FEMA administrator Brock Long, center, watch U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, right, go through school work that was recovered from Paradise Elementary School in Paradise, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (Randy Vazquez/Bay Area News Group)

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