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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 >>

Church groups give money for Christmas presents

Charles English reveals another way in which nearby churches helped flood victims, by offering money for Christmas. While the family was concerned that the flood might have damaged community cohesion, Eunice tells a story about an out-of-town fireman who was astounded by the depth of community feeling in the area.

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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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