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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 >>

Escaping the flood

This passage offers another blow-by-blow account of the Cavenaughs' reaction to the flooding. Despite a warning from their daughter, they decided not to leave the area and woke up to find their truck submerged to its taillights in water and escaped with only a few possessions. Jenny "felt like that I was a refugee."

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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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