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Birthing Tree suffers more damage
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More limbs on the Birthing Tree are coming down.The historic tree located on Sparta Street across from the hospital has been a victim of recent storms. One large limb has snapped, while another smaller limb has completely broken off.“We’ve had so much rain we think the limbs got heavy and broke,” said city landscape manager Hank Patton. “Some of those limbs are the size of trees themselves.”The city of McMinnville is in charge of mowing and maintaining the area around the Birthing Tree.