The firestorm that devastated parts of Northern California is one of the largest, deadliest natural disasters in Californian history. Spurred by hot, fast-moving diablo winds, more than 15 fires have killed at least 41 people, burned over 200,000 acres, and decimated five percent of the region's housing since October 8.
As the fires finally die down, people are seeking comfort and reassurance.
A little bit of just that came from the most unexpected place.
On Saturday, Twitter user @allenmyoung tweeted a photo of an item found at the wreckage of his friend's childhood home.
From 1985 to 1995, Calvin and Hobbes ran in newspapers across America.
@allenmyoung This is the rest of the comic for those curious about the context. https://t.co/64s1nBUYzL— Alton Brumley (@Alton Brumley)1508088857.0
The strip that @allenmyoung found focused on taking care of the environment — a timely concern, considering the effect that global warming and California's drought had on the fires.
The remaining page of a Calvin and Hobbes book found at the former house of Nuccio Ferlito, my buddy Dan’s father.… https://t.co/DMvi6n1Nvi— Allen Young (@Allen Young)1508037209.0