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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Bernice Cavenaugh and Betsy Easter, December 8, 1999. Interview K-0279. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

The church plays an essential practical and spiritual role

Easter and Cavenaugh describe the essential role a local church played in helping residents recover. Not only did it provide a place for displaced people to sleep, but it also provided food, cleaning supplies, information, and "food for the soul."

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Oral History Interview with Bernice Cavenaugh and Betsy Easter, December 8, 1999. Interview K-0279. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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