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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Raymond, Eunice, Wayne, and Charles Russell English, December 8, 1999. Interview K-0280. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Wayne feels neglected by his government

Wayne English offers a counterpoint to his family's optimism and good humor about their situation. He thinks the local, state, and even federal government abandoned the community: before the flooding by neglecting the environment, and after it with a poorly organized cleanup and inadequate relief.

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Oral History Interview with Raymond, Eunice, Wayne, and Charles Russell English, December 8, 1999. Interview K-0280. 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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