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November 30, 2018
WASHINGTON, North Carolina — Floodwaters rose about 15 inches into Danielle Rees' home in September when Hurricane Florence drenched this tidewater city on the Pamlico River and overwhelmed a local creek and marshland. The first floor was a sopping mess of gritty, swampy water in three bedrooms, a bathroom and a laundry.
“It's part of living close to the river, and Washington is really low land,” said Rees, a graphic designer who grew up in the city.
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