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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Bert Pickett, December 18, 1999. Interview K-0285. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Escaping rising water in a boat

Pickett describes his response to the hurricane: he escaped rising water on a boat and tried to help the boat's owner escape the despair of experiencing his second devastating flood. He also expresses his wonder at how high the water was.

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Oral History Interview with Bert Pickett, December 18, 1999. Interview K-0285. 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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