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A lesson in resilience

By Shamyia Robinson I’d never been truly influenced by fear until the morning the hurricane hit. It was 9 p.m. when my mom, little brother and I settled down on the couches, all of us watching the news about the catastrophic damage and storm surges that would come with Hurricane Florence. The Weather Channel was all…

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A lesson in resilience

Not Quite Through the Storm

Shecoria adapts to tragedy after Hurricane Florence When Hurricane Florence hit coastal North Carolina, Shecoria Smith, age 16, was worried about her father returning from a work trip. Shecoria Smith was hunkered down with her mother as the wind and rain pounded her city when a call came making her realize that tragedy from the hurricane…

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Not Quite Through the Storm

When Florence Came to Wilmington

A powerful look at the impact of Hurricane Florence on one family and their life after. The project was produced by a community journalist as part of the Working Narratives’ Resiliency Media Fellowship in Wilmington, North Carolina. To host a screening of this and other films in the series contact us at info@workingnarratives.org.

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