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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Renee Lee, December 19, 1999. Interview K-0284. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Community cooperation helps residents deal with surprising flooding

Renee Lee offers a detailed account of her experience with the flooding. Although rescue efforts seem to have been poorly planned, area residents cooperated with one another to accomplish a smooth evacuation. Lee and other community members are fascinated and surprised by the rising water, measuring its progress up the sides of their houses.

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Oral History Interview with Renee Lee, December 19, 1999. Interview K-0284. 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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