Kansas teen wins State Fair Champion after losing family farm to tornado

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The tornado that hit near Lawrence back in May, took out a family farm. 

But the Leach family came all the way back, and today took home a big title at the Kansas State Fair.

It's show day for Sophie Leach and her cow, Tess.

A day she didn't know she'd see again.

Her family's farm in Linwood was completely leveled after a terrible tornado this past May. 

Almost everything was deemed a total loss,even some cattle, killed. Her family had to make a decision that day.

"We decided somehow, someway we would find a way to get back at it and get back in the show ring," says Leach.

Today, Sophie and Tess won senior champion. But more than that, her family has a new appreciation for just being there.

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