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Smack in the Eye

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When a hurricane hit Avon, North Carolina on September 14, 1944, residents of the Outer Banks were used to bygone years of inundation and erosion, and early morning preparation were being made to move furniture and goods. But the hurricane reached 150 miles an hour, rushing the ocean tides into the Pamlico Sound, cutting the dunes, and ripping possessions and homes from their owners.
Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 3 Issue 1, Spring/Summer 1985, p20-29, por