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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Mattie Bell and Earl Cavenaugh, December 7, 1999. Interview K-0282. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

The intricacies of flood insurance seemed designed to limit payout

Earl Cavenaugh reflects on the problems associated with flood insurance. The flooding tended to destroy property within homes, but left the structures themselves standing, which prevented compensation. The Cavenaughs' son, who is insured, is having trouble getting paid.

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Oral History Interview with Mattie Bell and Earl Cavenaugh, December 7, 1999. Interview K-0282. 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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