Yes, heartbreaking. We got less snow, and I only lost a side branch from my Katsura. Trees were bent low, but I was lucky. This snow did not release at all. Many years ago when I was getting started, I had bought a Shishigashira that branched low into three trunks. We had a snow like this and one of the larger ones just sheared off. I've been working on it over the years, and it is starting to look decent again now. Actually it was visiting you that had me see that challenged trees could be nursed back.