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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 >>

The flood revealed the evil in the world

Pickett talks about all the evil he sees in the world, before and after the hurricane, and describes how a woman who lost her home in the flood also lost her temporary trailer, with Christmas presents inside, to a fire. He is convinced that God did not cause the hurricane or the fire to happen, and he maintains that people are helping one another, but he adds that helping is difficult because everyone is so devastated.

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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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