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I Lost Everything in Hurricane Hugo 25 Years Ago – The Aftermath

I began the tale of Hurricane Hugo and how it destroyed all my family’s possessions yesterday. Here’s what happened after that. Since we were only allowed a few hours on the island, we packed our trash bags — mine contained … Continue reading

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Hurricane Hugo: I Lost Everything 25 Years Ago – Part 1

On Sept. 21-22, 1989, Hurricane Hugo — a Category 4 storm with 135 mph sustained winds — devastated Charleston, S.C., and my family lost everything. We lived a block from the beach in an inexpensive three-room apartment at ground level … Continue reading

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