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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Thomas Samuel Hudson and Elberta Pugh-Hudson, December 18, 1999. Interview K-0283. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Thomas's miraculous truck helps the Hudsons escape the flooding

Thomas Hudson describes how he became the owner of The Lord’s Truck, which miraculously parted the waters and helped the Hudsons escape the flooding. Thomas was determined to drive his truck away from the flooding, even through floodwaters had reached the windows of his house and rescuers told him he would not make it. Nevertheless, the truck did make it, even with water sluicing up to the windshield line.

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Oral History Interview with Thomas Samuel Hudson and Elberta Pugh-Hudson, December 18, 1999. Interview K-0283. 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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