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As Florence Death Toll Climbs, Families Grapple with Loss of Infants

Sep 21, 2018 - The New York Times

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The family knew that it would be dangerous to stay in their home in Wilmington, N.C., as Hurricane Florence roared into the Carolinas. But family members, the youngest of which was a few months old, came to a grim realization: They did not have the money to leave.

“Thursday night we were all sitting around laughing and playing board games,” Chyna Doughty, 21, said. “Everything was just fine.”

But on Friday as the storm moved inland, “we heard a loud cra...