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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Aaron and Jenny Cavenaugh, December 8, 1999. Interview K-0281. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Floodwaters rise surprisingly quickly

The Cavenaughs recall how the water rose quickly from a trickle to "at least five foot." Having weathered Hurricane Fran without too much difficulty, they were quite surprised at how fast Floyd's waters rose.

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Oral History Interview with Aaron and Jenny Cavenaugh, December 8, 1999. Interview K-0281. 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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