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Lightning was exploding in the Tampa Bay skies last night, destroying a Wimauma home and injuring a boy in Zephyrhills.

Robin Roger and her boyfriend Charles McKenzie escaped any harm while on Indian Rocks Beach, and McKenzie was able to capture the above photo from the storm.

McKenzie took the photo on a somber day, the anniversary of his sister's death. Callie McKenzie died at age 27 in an airboating accident on Blue Cypress Lake near Vero Beach.

The McKenzie family made the trip to the beach to memorialize Callie, Roger said. They used to come to the same house every year until a few years ago and now have restarted the tradition in honor of her. The photo was taken about the same time McKenzie learned of his sister's death last year, Roger noted.

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[Last modified: Monday, August 2, 2010 8:00pm]


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