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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Renee Lee, December 19, 1999. Interview K-0284. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Post-flood White Stocking is not a healthy place

Despite the health risks posed by pollution, Renee Lee and others returned to White Stocking after the flooding to assess the damage on their own. Lee remembers an awful smell and shots administered by the health department. The health department did not do a particularly thorough job of administering vaccinations against tuberculosis and tetanus, though—Lee would not let the department give shots to her boys.

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Oral History Interview with Renee Lee, December 19, 1999. Interview K-0284. 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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