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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 >>

Many in need are refused compensation for lost property

The Cavenaughs, and Betsy Easter in particular, express their frustration that a lot of their neighbors are being refused compensation, whether by insurance companies or by out-of-touch politicians. The government appeared to be as ill-prepared as most local residents.

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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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