Patricia had just settled in for the night when it began to rain outside. She didn’t follow the news and wasn’t aware that Hurricane Joaquin was threatening the entire southeast coast. Within 24 hours, the rainfall in South Carolina had reached record levels. Rainwater was already filling her home when the nearby dam failed. Patricia and her son were trapped inside for days. There was no way in and no way out.
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