Curious Cowboy Fans See Damage for Themselves

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    Cowboys fans flock to Valley Ranch to see the damage at the training facility for themselves.

    Hundreds of curious people traveled to Valley Ranch, with cameras in hand, to get a glimpse of the mangled mess Mother Nature left behind at the Dallas Cowboys training facility.

    A security guard on duty at the Cowboys Facility said he had seen a steady stream of visitors since 7 a.m. on Sunday Morning.

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    And visitors were still driving slowly by until at least 10 p.m.

    Many people said they had watched the news coverage of collapse but wanted to get a closer look at the damage.

    Some said, what they saw in person was much worse than what they'd seen on television news reports.

    "It's kinda sad because there's some people hurt,"  said David Watross, a Cowboys Fan who works in Valley Ranch. " When you look at this you see the people were lucky they didn't get killed."

    Many of the families who came by were from North Texas but several were from out of state, including Oklahoma.

    Others who visited live just around the corner.

    "It's scary, especially because we live 2 blocks away," said Misty Franklin. "It's a scary thought. No sirens, no anything."