New leaves sprout from what's left of a splintered trunk

I came across this tree as I was walking along the White Rock Trail at the Flat Rock Wildlife Sanctuary in Fitchburg, Mass.
I’m not sure exactly what happened, but something shattered what looks like a Swamp White Oak. Other trees were down around it, in a fairly small area, but whether it was an ice-storm or maybe a micro-burst I couldn’t tell.

What first attracted me was the splintering of the trunk, and then I noticed the sprouts of new leaves along what was left of it.

Now I’m wondering what it will look like in another few years.

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