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Aerial view of the damage after Hurricane Michael struck the Gulf Coast on Oct. 10, 2018. (Photo: Tyndall FCU)

Six months after Hurricane Michael devastated the Panama City, Fla., area, Tyndall Federal Credit Union is still serving many members in the area from temporary branches as it rebuilds.

The storm took at least 72 lives, including 35 in Florida, and destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses. For Tyndall, the costs led to a $2.3 million loss in the three months that ended Dec. 31, but President/CEO Jim Warren said it has strengthened the morale of its employees and built loyalty among members.

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